UAE weather: Humidity to remain high

Humidity levels are set to rise in many parts of the UAE

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, 10 MAY 2017. Standalone photo. As summer temperatures rise visibility drops in the UAE as seen in the dusty sunset over Al Barsha Heights and the Greens. Today saw a heat index of 41 degrees with humidity of 60% while visibility was limited to 4km's. (Photo: Antonie Robertson/The National) ID: STANDALONE. Journalist: None. Section: National. *** Local Caption ***  AR_1005_Standalone_Weather-06.JPG
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Humidity levels are set to reach 85 per cent on Thursday in many parts of the UAE.

The high levels of humidity along the coast could see fog formation this morning and later this evening, said the National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology.

Meanwhile, the weather is forecast to be fair to partly cloudy and hazy, with south-easterly winds blowing between 12 to 26kph across interior regions and could reach 30kph.

Temperatures will range between 12°C and 34°C inland, 15°C to 32°C along the coast, and 10°C to 22°C in the mountains. Humidity levels could reach a high of 75 per cent inland, 85 per cent along the coast and 60 per cent in mountains.  The sea will be slight to moderate in the Arabian Gulf and in Oman.