People use umbrellas and scarfs to protect themselves from the blazing sun in Abu Dhabi. Image Credit: Ahmed Kutty/Gulf News

The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) predicts that residents can expect hot and hazy weather conditions with a possibility of convective cloud formation eastwards later in the day.

Such cloud formations on Tuesday evening had led to rain in the Al Haiyir region of Al Ain. These clouds could also lead to fresh winds and lower visibility in certain eastern areas. Relative humidity is also likely to increase over the eastern coast.

Minimum temperatures were recorded in the country; Jabal Jais had the lowest of the lot at 26.9°C. The area around Dubai International Airport was the highest of the lows in the morning at 35°C.

Temperatures across most of the UAE are currently touching the forties and the heat is expected to feel much higher at more than 45°C in many areas. Highs expected on Wednesday near Abu Dhabi and Dubai international airports are 45°C and 41°C respectively.