Today’s weather condition, according to the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM), will be mostly sunny to partly cloudy across the UAE. It will be rather hot, hazy and dusty during the day time. However, some parts of the country will see partly cloudy weather with a chance of rainfall.
The NCM said: “The weather will be partly cloudy in general especially over the Eastern and Southern areas extending to some internal areas, with some rainy convective clouds formation.”
The highest temperature recorded over the country yesterday was 48.2°C in Bada Dafas (Al Dhafrah) at 2:45pm.
Temperature highs in internal areas are expected to reach 43-48°C. In the coastal areas, temperature highs will be between 40-45°C, and 31-36°C in the mountainous regions.
Winds will be slightly stronger during the day, blowing dust. The NCM added, residents can expect, “Light to moderate winds, freshening at times causing blowing dust and sand with a speed of 15- 25, reaching 40 km/hr.”
Drivers have been warned to be careful on the road as dust might hinder visibility. Those who suffer from allergies should also take precautions when going outside.
Humidity will be moderate at 60-75 per cent in the coastal areas whereas in the mountainous regions it is expected to be 35-50 per cent, and 50-70 per cent in the internal areas.
The sea will be slight to moderate in the Arabian Gulf and in Oman Sea, the NCM added.