UAE weather: temperatures to hit the low 40s

Dubai expected to hit 35°C and Abu Dhabi 36°C

Latest: Dusty skies expected as temperatures rise above 40°C

Temperatures across the UAE will reach as high as the low 40s on Thursday.

In Dubai the maximum temperature is forecast to be 35°C and Abu Dhabi is expected to reach 36°C.

Along the coast and islands the maximum is likely to be 38°C with 80 per cent humidity, and the mountains are expected to hit 28°C with 60 per cent humidity.

The interior is expected to record the highest temperatures and 41°C is forecast with up to 85 per cent humidity.

The National Centre of Meteorology said Thursday will be fair in general, with haze over some internal areas.
It will be partly cloudy to cloudy at times in the east.
There will be light to moderate winds, freshening at times and causing dust to blow.
The sea will be slight in the Arabian Gulf and in the Oman Sea.