UAE to see cold days ahead, UAE to see cold days ahead, Temperatures drop to 2.6°C

Dubai: The UAE is likely to see cold mornings and even colder nights over the next few days with temperatures falling to as low as 2.6°C. According to the weather bureau, the country is currently experiencing an extension of a surface high pressure system over the country and the eastern parts of the Arabian Peninsula, in addition to “an extension of weak low pressure over the North and the East, and a high pressure over the Western parts of the country in the upper air”.

The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) said the weather on Sunday will be fair to partly cloudy, especially in the northern and eastern emirates as temperatures will continue to slightly fall.

Moderate to strong northwesterly winds will affect the sea with 50 Km/h winds expected to bring offshore waves to 6-9 feet high. The strong winds will also cause dust and sand to blow over exposed areas and reduce horizontal visibility.

A woman covers her face during a sandstorm in Dubai. According to the met office, the weather could lead to reduced visibility.