Seeh Al Salam area in Dubai records 50°C temperature
08 Aug 2021
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Aya Al Deeb, Staff Reporter
The highest temperature of 50.1˚C was recorded in Seeh Al Salam, Dubai at 15:15 local time, while the lowest temperature of 26.1˚C was recorded in Al Farfar, Fujairah, at 6:30am.
Meanwhile, rain of varying degrees of intensity fell on separate areas across the UAE on Saturday. In Dubai, moderate to heavy rain fell on Umm Al Mu’mineen, Al Marmoum, Dubai Academic City, Umm Nahd, Lehbab-Jebel Ali Road and Al Aweer. There was also rainfall in Al Shuwaib and Al Hayer in Al Ain City, while light rain hit Al Batayeh in Sharjah.
Monday’s weather is expected to be clear to partly cloudy and humid on the coasts, while low clouds will appear on the eastern coast in the morning, the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) said.
Labourers splash water on their face during a hot sunny day in Dubai.
The NCM pointed out that the weather in general would be hot during the day and that some cumulus clouds might form on the mountains in the afternoon. The winds will be southeasterly, turning to northwesterly and northeasterly. They will be light to moderate and strong and whipping up sand sometimes, at 10 to 20 and up to 35 km per hour. The waves will be light in the Arabian Gulf and in the Sea of Oman.
The NCM explained that the maximum temperature expected for Monday’s weather is 43˚C in Abu Dhabi, Fujairah and Ajman, while it will reach 44˚C in Dubai, Sharjah and Umm Al Quwain, 42˚C in Ras Al Khaimah and 46˚C in Al Ain City.