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UAE weather: Mist, fog reduce visibility; mercury to hit 45°C

Mist, fog, UAE, UAE weather

Dubai - The day will be fair to partly cloudy in general, the weather department said.

By Web Report

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019, 7:27 AM

Last updated: Wed 18 Sep 2019, 1:29 PM

Fog and mist caused poor visibility in some parts of the UAE in the early hours of Wednesday morning, according to the National Centre for Meteorology (NCM).
The NCM said that visibility could be less than 1,000 metres at times over some coastal and internal areas of the country.

Sharing today's weather report, the NCM said: "The weather is expected to be fair to partly cloudy in general with temperatures are expected to reach highs of 45°C internally and 42°C on the coastal and islands."
In Dubai, temperatures are forecast to reach highs of 39°C with lows of 30°C. Abu Dhabi will have highs of 41°C and lows of 29°C, while in Sharjah the temperature is expected to reach up to 40°C with lows of 28°C.
The maximum humidity would be 70 to 90 per cent across coastal, 65 to 85 per cent in interior regions and between 50 to 70 per cent in the mountains.
Winds reaching speeds  up to 36kmph are also likely in some areas. Humidity is likely to increase at night and in the early morning.
The sea will be slight to moderate in the Arabian Gulf and in the Oman Sea.

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