Eid Al Adha 2020: Likely UAE date revealed by an expert

Eid Al Adha, Dubai, UAE, date, revealed, crescent, moon sighting

Dubai - A member of the Arab Union for Astronomy and Space Sciences has announced the likely date.


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Published: Sat 13 Jun 2020, 5:00 PM

Last updated: Sun 14 Jun 2020, 8:01 PM

Eid Al Adha is expected to fall on Friday, July 31, according to Ibrahim Al Jarwan, a member of the Arab Union for Astronomy and Space Sciences.
"The crescent of the lunar month of Zul Hijjah 1441 may be spotted on Monday, July 20, 2020 at 9:33pm - UAE time," he said.
Al Jarwan added that the summer season will begin on June 21 this year at 01:44 am, after midnight UAE time. The summer season will continue until September 23, 2020.
Average temperatures at the beginning of the season are expected to range between 25 degrees Celsius and 41 degrees Celsius, he said.
Rains, if any, will be a rare occurance during the summer months.

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