UAE weather: temperatures closing in on 40°C already

Put the winter clothes away – summer-style temperatures have arrived in March

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 30h, 2017. The summer weather has started. Anna Nielsen for The National. *** Local Caption ***  30.04.17_HotWeatherDubai _AnnaNielsen04.JPG
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Residents can expect the skies to be fair to partly cloudy on Sunday with temperatures reaching more than 38°C inland in some parts of the country, according to the National Centre of Meteorology.

Temperatures in Abu Dhabi are expected to hit a maximum of 37°C, while a maximum of 34°C and low of 15°C are expected along the coast. Temperatures in the mountains will range from 13°C to 25°C.

Winds will be light to moderate in general and freshening at times, reaching up to 32kph along the coast and 30kph inland, causing blowing dust over exposed areas.

Maximum humidity will range between 60 per cent and 85 per cent across coastal areas, 55 per cent and 85 per cent in internal regions and 45 per cent and 70 per cent in the mountains.

The sea will be slight to moderate in the Arabian Gulf and in the Oman Sea.


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