Significant drop in temperatures expected

DG Staff

ABU DHABI 22 January 2021: The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) forecasts weather over the coming five days to be partly cloudy in general with a significant drop in temperatures expected nationwide.

Friday: Temperatures will dromto10°C in the mountains to a high of 26°C in the desert areas during the day. Weather is to be dusty, partly cloudy at times. Wind: Moderate to fresh Northwesterly and strong at times, causing blowing and suspended dust and sand – with speed of 20 -35 km/hr reaching 55 km/hr. Sea: Very rough to rough, in Arabian gulf and rough in Oman Sea.

Saturday: Dusty – Partly Cloudy and Cloudy at times over the sea and northern region of the country. Wind: Moderate to fresh Northwesterly, becoming Easterly and northeasterly over the northward & eastward of the country at night, causing blowing and suspended dust and sand – with a speed of 20 – 30 km/hr reaching 45 km/hr. Sea: Rough in Arabian gulf and moderate, becoming rough at night in Oman sea.

Sunday: Dusty, becoming fair to partly cloudy at times with a slight increase in temperature. Wind: Moderate to fresh Northeasterly at times, with a speed of 15 – 30 km/hr reaching 40 km/hr. Sea: Moderate to rough at times in the Arabian Gulf and Oman Sea.

Monday: Humid in the morning, with a probability of mist formation over some western internal areas – Fair in general and partly cloudy at times. Wind: Light to moderate Northeasterly with a speed of 10 – 20 km/hr reaching 30 km/hr. Sea: Slight to moderate in the Arabian Gulf and in Oman Sea.

Tuesday: Humid with a chance of fog and mist formation by morning over some internal and coastal areas – Dusty and partly cloudy at times, temperatures tend to slightly decrease westward. Wind: Light to moderate northeasterly to northwesterly with speed 10 – 20 Km/hr, reaching 30 Km/hr. Sea: Slight to moderate in the Arabian Gulf and in Oman Sea.


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