Pockets of rain to fall in UAE
Dubai: Several areas of the UAE is expected to witness drizzle and light rainfall this week, as convective clouds formed over the country.
In a five-day weather forecast, the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) said that light rain will affect various parts of the UAE’s western and eastern region by Wednesday afternoon.
Different colours represent the weather forecast in the UAE. Light green is humidity, dark green is clouds, light blue is drizzle, dark blue is light rain and yellow is for moderate rain. National Centre of Meteorology
On Sunday night, Al Ain already witnessed scattered rainfall with more expected in the coming days.
Traffic officials in Abu Dhabi also warned motorists to use their fog lights in the early morning and to exercise caution on the roads, due to poor road visibility.
Over the next few days, the NCM said the weather until Friday will remain partly cloudy and hazy at times with maximum temperatures expected to reach 32C - 37C in coastal areas, 35C - 40C in internal areas and 26C - 32C in the mountain region.
The level of humidity across the country will be up to 80 per cent in coastal areas, 75 per cent in internal areas and 70 per cent in the mountain region.
The humidity levels will bring fog formation at night and into the early morning.
From Wednesday to Friday, southeasterly to northeasterly winds will blow at a speed of 20 - 30 Km/h, and may reach up to 40 km/h at times, with blowing dust and sand in exposed areas.
Scattered clouds will also form over scattered areas, which may be associated with rain.
The sea will be calm to moderate in the Arabian Gulf and in the Oman Sea.