UAE weather: Temperatures to hit 42°C in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Light to moderate winds will keep higher temperatures cool but humidity is expected to increase overnight, particularly inland.

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ABU DHABI // Fair weather is expected on Tuesday as temperatures in the capital and Dubai peak at 42°C.

Light to moderate winds and partly cloudy skies will keep the heat from rising further but humidity is expected to increase overnight, particularly inland.

Temperatures will range between 22°C and 42°C along the coast, and 17°C to 44°C inland. In the mountains, they will peak at 32°C and fall as low as 16°C.

Conditions will be slight to moderate in the Arabian Gulf and Sea of Oman.

The highest temperature recorded across the country on Monday was 44.3C in Mezaira, in Al Dhafra near the Saudi Arabian border, at 1.30pm.

Similar sunny conditions are expected for the rest of the week.

Weather forecast for Tuesday. Courtesy National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology

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