Cloud cover and relatively high temperatures made for a muggy morning on Tuesday, with the mercury expected to remain in the high 20s in the coming days.
Abu Dhabi was mostly overcast with relative humidity of 73 per per cent and a maximum daytime temperature of 31°C, the National Centre of Meteorology forecast.
Dubai is forecast to be cooler on Tuesday and throughout the week, with the daytime maximum between 26°C and 29°C.
The weather centre forecast showers in the west of the country while global forecaster AccuWeather also predicted possible showers in Dubai on Tuesday.
On Fujairah and the east coast, thunderstorms were predicted for Tuesday evening.
Looking ahead to the weekend, AccuWeather forecast pleasant conditions, with little cloud and maximum temperatures of about 26°C in the main cities.