UAE | Weather

Dust storm expected to hit the UAE

Unstable weather heading towards country

  • By Aftab Kazmi, Bureau Chief
  • Published: 08:48 March 20, 2013

Al Ain:  Motorists have been urged to be careful on the roads as a developing unstable weather is expected to kick up dust and reduce visibility in the UAE on Wednesday.

Unstable weather is heading towards the country, the national weather bureau said. The country is currently experiencing a flow of warm southerly winds that has pushed the mercury to the high levels, touching 37 degree Celsius in some inland areas since the last several days, according to the National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS).

The maximum high temperature is likely to hover around 36 degree Celsius during daytime on Wednesday and falling down to 18 degree Celsius at night.

A duty forecaster said a weather system had developed over the central Saudi Arabia that would extent to the UAE . “The country will be under the influence of unstable weather conditions with clouds gradually accumulating over the eastern mountains,” said the NCMS.

The centre expects that the southerly wind will persists for the next two days, especially during mornings.

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