DUBAI // The final week of Ramadan is expected to be hot and hazy with temperatures hitting highs of almost 50°C in parts of the country.
The next few days are likely to see wind kicking dust and sand into the air but temperatures are expected to remain high.
Sunday saw temperatures hit 43°C during the day along the coast and 49°C in internal areas.
Similar conditions will persist over Monday and Tuesday.
“Some clouds may form eastward by afternoon, may become convective clouds at times,” said the forecast at the National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology, in Abu Dhabi.
“Light to moderate winds in general, freshening at times during daytime, and may cause blowing dust and sand at times.
“The relative humidity will increase by night and early morning over some coastal and internal areas, with a chance of fog/mist formation.
“Sea will be moderate in the Arabian Gulf and moderate becoming rough at times in the Oman Sea.”