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Expect rainfall in different areas of the country Image Credit: Virendra Saklani/Gulf News

Dubai: It’s a chilly morning in the UAE today, after rains hit different parts of the country over the past few days. While coastal areas like Dubai and Sharjah recorded temperature lows between 14 to 16°C, the lowest temperature recorded in the country was 2.8°C in Jebel Jais, Ras Al Khaimah.

On Tuesday morning, rain and lightning was reported in Fujairah and surrounding regions. While it was a sunny morning in Dubai, other parts of the country saw cloudy to partly cloudy weather.

According to the National Center of Meteorology (NCM), the weather continues to be partly cloudy in general and cloudy at times over scattered areas with a chance of rainfall this week.

The weather bureau also reported moderate rain in Khor Fakkan in Sharjah, early morning today. Motorists are advised to drive slowly due to slippery roads during rainfall.

The maximum temperatures in the internal regions of the country are expected to be between 24 and 27°C. Temperatures will reach highs of 22 to 25°C in the coastal areas and islands and 8 to 17°C over the mountains.

The highest temperature was recorded yesterday was 28.1°C in Owtaid in Abu Dhabi at 1.45pm. The NCM has said that this week, temperatures will see a significant dip, especially on Thursday. 

We can expect light to moderate winds, freshening at times causing blowing dust in the Southeasterly to Northeasterly direction at a speed of 15 – 25 km/h, reaching up to 40 km/h at times.

The sea will be moderate to rough at times especially with clouds in the Arabian Gulf and in the Oman sea.