Temperature to touch 49°C in UAE, stay hydrated

 

Temperature to touch 49°C in UAE, stay hydrated

The NCM has predicted fair to partly cloudy weather for today with a possible increase in temperature.

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Published: Sat 29 Jun 2019, 7:48 AM

Last updated: Sat 29 Jun 2019, 12:29 PM

The temperature in Abu Dhabi's Liwa is predicted to reach 49°C on Saturday, according to the National Center of Meteorology (NCM).
In Dubai, temperatures are forecast to reach highs of 46°C with lows of 32°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 45°C.

The NCM, in an online statement online, said: "The weather will be fair to partly cloudy, with increase in temperature. Winds will be light to moderate southwesterly to northwesterly freshening at times."
The maximum humidity would be 65 to 85 per cent across coastal, 60 to 80 per cent in interior regions and between 50 to 70 per cent in the mountains.
Winds reaching speeds of 40kmph are also likely in some areas. Northwesterly winds might blow dust and sand over some exposed areas.
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. The prediction is that the week will be partly cloudy with a probability of some convective cloud formations. The country could see another rise in temperature.
Following is the detailed weather forecast for the coming five days:
Saturday
Fair to partly cloudy Eastward with increase in temperature.
Wind: Light to moderate southwesterly to northwesterly freshening at times, with a speed of 18 - 28, reaching 38 km/hr.
Sea: Slight to moderate in the Arabian Gulf and in the Oman Sea.
Sunday
Hot to very hot during daytime and fair in general, partly cloudy eastward.
Wind: Light to moderate southwesterly to northwesterly freshening at times, with a speed of 18 - 28, reaching 38 km/hr.
Sea: Slight to moderate in the Arabian Gulf and in the Oman Sea.
Monday
Fair and hazy at times over some areas, temperature tend to decrease especially over the coasts.
Wind: Light to moderate westerly to northwesterly freshening at times, causing blowing dust, with a speed of 20 - 30, reaching 40 km/hr.
Sea: Slight to moderate in the Arabian Gulf and in the Oman Sea.
Tuesday
Hazy weather with decrease in the temperature.
Wind: Moderate to fresh northwesterly, causing blowing dust and sand reducing the horizontal visibility over the exposed areas, with a speed of 25 - 35, reaching 45 km/hr.
Sea: Moderate to rough in the Arabian Gulf and slight to moderate in the Oman Sea.
 



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