Humid weather forecast for UAE, mercury to hit 48°C
Dubai - The lowest temperature recorded over the country today morning was 23.2°C in Raknah.
The weather in the UAE today is expected to be fair to partly cloudy in general, according to the National Centre for Meteorology (NCM).
The weather bureau also reported that humidity, accompanied with fog and mist, will continue to affect various parts of the country until Saturday. Motorists are advised to be cautious as visibility may be reduced due to mist or fog formation.
The humidity will increase by late night and early morning over some internal and coastal areas.
"The wind will be light to moderate and will be southeasterly to northwesterly, with a speed of 18 - 28 kmph, reaching 38 kmph at times," the NCM said.
The lowest temperature recorded over the country today morning was 23.2°C in Raknah at 6:15am.
The maximum temperature during the day is expected to hover around 43 - 48 °C along internal areas. In Dubai, temperatures are forecast to reach highs of 44°C with lows of 30°C. Abu Dhabi will have highs of 46°C and lows of 30°C, while in Sharjah the temperature is expected to reach up to 44°C with lows of 30°C.
The maximum humidity would be 70 to 90 per cent across coastal areas, 65 to 85 per cent in interior regions and between 40 to 60 per cent in the mountains.
The sea will be slight to moderate in the Arabian Gulf and in the Oman Sea.
The NCM, has also released a weather forecast report for the coming days: