UAE weather: Beware of dust storm today

Dubai - Temperature is expected to rise up to 35°C today.

By Web Report

Published: Mon 22 Mar 2021, 7:39 AM

Residents are likely to experience dust storm in some part of the UAE today, the weather body has alerted.

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According to the National Centre for Meteorology (NCM), the dust storm will continue till 12 noon today in some internal and eastern areas, affecting horizontal visibility.

In a tweet on its official handle, the authority said strong westerly to north-westerly winds up to a speed reaching 45kmph will blow dust and sand, reducing horizontal visibility to less than 3,000m at times over the exposed areas of Eastern internal and coastal areas today.

In other areas, the weather is expected to be fair to partly cloudy and hazy during daytime. By night it’s likely to be humid with a probability of mist formation over some coastal and internal areas by Tuesday morning.

Temperature is expected to rise up to 35°C in some internal areas today, the authority said, adding that sea will be rough in the morning, becoming moderate gradually by evening.

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