UAE temperatures dip below 0 degrees

Last week UAE residents were warned that they could expect cloudy weather as well as dropping temperatures throughout the country, according to NCMS.



By Web Report

Published: Sat 30 Jan 2016, 11:10 AM

Last updated: Tue 11 Oct 2022, 2:36 PM

Cool winter winds saw temperatures dipping to 14 degrees Celsius in Dubai's inhabited areas, the lowest reading in the UAE of -0.3 degrees Celsius was recorded at Ras Al Khaimah's Jais Mountain.

National Centre for Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) tweeted that Jais Mountain was at its coldest point at 00.15am.

RELATED: UAE to experience cold temperatures for next two days

Last week UAE residents were warned that they could expect more days of hazy and partly cloudy weather in general as well as dropping temperatures throughout the country, according to NCSMS.

Wednesday saw temperatures drop, with lows of 15 to 18 degrees Celsius and highs of 20 to 24 degrees in coastal areas, lows of nine to 14 degrees and highs of 23 to 26 degrees in internal areas, and chilly lows of between eight and 11 degrees in mountainous areas.

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Saudi Arabia's Northern Border Province has witnessed moderate snowfall in rural areas near Arar city and Hazm Al Jalameed on Tuesday due a cold wave gripping the region.

Temperatures are expected to drop to sub-zero levels; the Presidency of Meteorology and the Environment (PME) said there is the possibility of snowfall on the highlands in Haql governorate accompanied by a severe cold wave.


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