Temperature to hit 41°C… but it may feel much more

By Angel Chan

ABU DHABI 22 April 2019: The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) forecasts weather to be cloudy and dusty at times over the coming five days with rising temperatures.

Today the maximum temperature is projected to be 41°C in some parts of the UAE… but then after the recent rains, it may feel even hotter.

There is also a probability of some light rain today over the islands and over some western and eastern coastal areas. Winds will be moderate to fresh, becoming fresh Northwesterly to strong at times over the sea by night. Seas will be moderate in the Arabian Gulf, becoming rough to very rough by night, and slight to moderate in Oman Sea, said Wam.

Tuesday: Dusty and partly cloudy to cloudy at times over some areas and fresh northwesterly winds, causing blowing sand and suspended dust, reducing horizontal visibility, especially westward. A significant drop in temperature expected. Fresh Northwesterly winds, strong at times over the sea, with a speed of 25 – 35 km/hr, may reach 55 km/hr. Rough to very rough seas in the Arabian Gulf and moderate, becoming rough by afternoon in Oman Sea.

Wednesday: Dusty in general. Continuous fresh winds, causing blowing sand and suspended dust, reducing horizontal visibility especially westward with slight drop in temperature. Wind: Fresh northwesterly winds, strong at times over the sea, with a speed of 25 – 35 km/hr, may reach 55 Km/hr. Seas: Rough to very rough in the Arabian Gulf and rough in Oman Sea.

Thursday: Fair in general and dusty at times over some areas daytime. Wind: Fresh northwesterly, especially over the sea, with a speed of 20 – 30 km/hr, may reach 45 km/hr. Seas: very rough to rough in the Arabian Gulf and rough in Oman Sea.

Friday: Fair in general, becoming partly cloudy by night. Wind: Moderate northwesterly, freshening at time daytime, with a speed of 20 – 30 km/hr, may reach 38 km/hr. Seas: Rough to moderate in the Arabian Gulf and moderate in Oman Sea.

Dubai Gazette