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UAE weather forecast: Rain, wind expected as surface depression approaches

UAE weather
30 Jan 2024 21:12

ABU DHABI (ALETIHAD)


The UAE’s National Center of Meteorology (NCM) shared its weather forecast for Wednesday until Saturday.

The country will be affected by a surface depression extending from the southwest, accompanied by humid south easterly winds with an extension of an upper air trough of low pressure, and a westerly air stream with clouds flowing from the southwest.

According to the NCM, the weather forecast for Wednesday is partly cloudy to cloudy at times over some areas, especially western and coastal areas, extending over the northern areas, with the possibility of rain, especially at night.

On Thursday and Friday, the upper air trough gradually deepens as the amount of clouds increase over scattered areas, with convective clouds, especially over the northern, eastern and coastal areas, accompanied with rainfall frequently with a decrease in temperature.

The weather on Saturday is expected to see a significant fall in temperatures with less clouds.

Winds will be moderate to fresh Southeasterly, becoming Northwesterly on Friday, and expected to become strong at times over the sea, causing blowing dust and sand with a speed of 15 – 30 reaching 55 kmph.

The sea will be rough to very rough in the Arabian Gulf and rough in Oman Sea.

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