Weekly weather forecast: Overcast sky conditions bring light rain; Arabian Gulf and Sea of Oman will be mostly rough
Dark clouds above Dubai. Picture taken on Monday, April 16, 2018.
Dubai: An early morning drizzle greeted Dubai residents on Monday as weathermen expect the UAE skies to remain partly overcast.
The National Meteorological Center (NCM) predicts that clouds will gradually increase, especially in the western and the coastal areas during the day, raising the chance of rain.
Meanwhile, southeasterly winds are expected to turn northeast with speeds of up to 45 kph at certain times, blowing up dust in exposed areas. Forecasters also warned that the sea will be rough on Monday in the Arabian Gulf and Sea of Oman on Monday.
On Tuesday, NCM forecasters stated the clouds continue to increase, with some cumulus clouds, with the chance of sporadic rains and rising temperatures. Southeasterly and northeasterly winds of up to 45 kph, could kick up dust and rough seas.
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On Wednesday, weathermen predict that the sky will be cloudy, possibly bringing morning rain to some internal and eastern areas.
There will be a significant decrease in temperature, especially in the country’s western region.
Northwesterly winds of up 50 kph means will kick up dust blowing dust in exposed areas. The sea will be rough to very rough in the Arabian Gulf and the Sea of Oman, especially in the afternoon.
On Thursday, it will be partly cloudy with another slight drop in temperature and wind northwesterly winds from 20kph to 45 kph over the sea.
On Friday humidity is expected to increase at night and in the morning with the chance of fog forming over different areas. It will generally calm and partly cloudy over some areas. Southeasterly wind will turn northwest from with speed of up to 35 kpm. The Arabian Gulf as well as the Sea of Oman will see have light to moderate waves on Friday, said the NCM.