UAE weather: Temperatures could touch 50C in interior

Humidity will be at 90 per cent on the coast

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-03.JPG
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Summer has reached the UAE, with temperatures hitting up to 48C today in the interior.

On the coast, expect highs of up to 45C with and 90 per cent humidity, but the latter will increase on the east coast over night.

It will be hot and hazy across the country today, with light winds of up to 26kph.

The conditions look set to continue over the week, with cloudy afternoons on the east coast.