UAE weather: Clear and sunny skies this weekend


Clear and sunny skies are set to dominate weather patterns over much of the UAE this weekend with temperatures likely to peak in Dubai at 45°C on Saturday, although it will feel much hotter, forecasters say.

On Thursday, the National Centre for Meteorology and Seismology warned against the chance of poor visibility with fog and mist formation reducing to about 1000m in some interior and coastal areas, particularly in the west.

Daytime heat will peak at 40°C in Dubai and it will be slightly warmer in Abu Dhabi at 44°C, where more fog is expected overnight as temperatures fall to around 29°C. There will be 17kmh winds and humidity of around 20 per cent. Clearer skies are expected overnight for the weekend. More info