Weather: Hot day in UAE, mercury to touch 48°C

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There will be a slight decrease in temperature on Saturday but, again, it will be humid at night until Sunday morning.



Published: Fri 16 Aug 2019, 8:54 AM

Last updated: Sat 17 Aug 2019, 10:54 AM

It was a foggy morning in some parts of the UAE today, with the minimum temperature recorded at  24.6°C in Al Farfar at 07:00am
According to the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM), the weather for today is fair in general but partly cloudy in some areas and hazy at times in the eastern part of the country.
An increase in temperatures is expected today. The maximum temperature during the day is expected to hover around 45 - 48 °C along internal areas.
In Dubai, temperatures are forecast to reach highs of 47°C with lows of 34°C. Abu Dhabi will have highs of 47°C and lows of 33°C, while in Sharjah the temperature is expected to reach up to 46°C and lows of 32°C.

People, however, should be wary of blowing dust caused by light to moderate southeasterly to northeasterly winds, with a speed of 20-30kmph and topping at 40kmph.
 It is a good to go to the beach as the waves will be slight to moderate in the Arabian Gulf. Wear comfortable clothes though as it will be humid at night.
There will be a slight decrease in temperature on Saturday but, again, it will be humid at night until early Sunday morning. This will also result in fog or mist formation over some coastal and internal areas.
Rain is expected in some parts of the UAE on Sunday as there is a probability of some convective clouds formation in the afternoon.
It will be humid at night until early Monday morning with fog or mist formation over some coastal and internal areas.
 Light to moderate Southwesterly to Northwesterly winds, freshening at times during day times, causing blowing dust, with a speed of 20-30kmphis expected on Monday. The waves will be slight to moderate in the Arabian Gulf and in Oman Sea.

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