Chilly, cloudy weekend with rain forecast for UAE

Chilly, cloudy weekend with rain forecast for UAE

Dubai - Sunday could see light showers over UAE, the weather department said

By Web Report/WAM

Published: Fri 5 Jan 2018, 5:40 AM

Last updated: Fri 5 Jan 2018, 5:47 PM

Over the weekend, residents in UAE can plan their weekend in the outdoors as weather will continue to be partly cloudy. 
Cool weather will prevail across the country as minimum temperature recorded today morning at 8 am was around 6.2 degree Celsius in Mebreh mountain.
According to the national weather department, NCM, the weather will be partly cloudy in general and hazy at times in the country.
Moderate to light winds over the land and fresh winds over the sea - at first becoming moderate to light gradually by night.
Relative humidity is likely to increase by night and early morning over some internal areas, with a chance of mist formation.
Sea will be rough to moderate in the Arabian Gulf and Oman Sea.

The weather will remain the same over the weekend. Next week, around Monday and Tuesday can see an increase in the number of towering clouds with a chance of rainfall.
The National Center of Meteorology (NCM), has said that from Friday till Sunday the weather will be humid at night and early morning with a probability of fog and mist formation over some areas, especially internal and northern areas, especially on Saturday.
The cloud amount will increase gradually over the sea and northern coastal areas and may be associated with some light rainfall by Sunday late night, the Centre said in its latest forecast. Wind will be light to moderate Westerly to Northwesterly, with speed of 15 - 25 km/h reaching 35 km/hr. From Sunday noontime, wind gradually becoming fresh Northwesterly over the sea then extend to the internal areas, causing blowing dust during daytime and with a slight drop in temperatures, with speed of 25 - 35 km/h reaching 50 km/h over the sea, the NCM reported.
The sea will be moderate in Arabian Gulf and Oman sea, becoming rough to very rough at times in the Arabian Gulf on Sunday noontime, and moderate sea in Oman Sea.
On Monday and Tuesday, the amount of clouds continue to increase associated with some towering clouds with a chance of rainfall at different intervals and may associate with some freezing rainfall over mountains with significant fall in temperatures over northern mountains. The Northwesterly fresh wind continues affecting the country on Monday and becoming Easterly - Northeasterly gradually by Monday late night over east and Northern areas and it will be fresh to strong at times with speed of 25 - 40 km/hr reaching 60 km/h over sea and with clouds activity. The Sea will be rough to very rough at times especially on Monday in the Arabian Gulf and Rough in Oman Sea with clouds activity.

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