UAE Meteorology cautions residents, as Temperatures to hit 48ºC

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On Monday, May 27, the weather forecast for the UAE predicts that the morning will be characterized by high humidity levels, leading to a chance of mist formation in certain coastal and internal regions.

Temperature Extremes

This early morning humidity can create a layer of mist, especially in areas where the moisture content in the air is particularly high. This mist can affect visibility and may pose challenges for early commuters and outdoor activities.

Throughout the day, the weather is expected to remain generally fair across the UAE. The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) forecasts that temperatures will rise significantly, peaking at an extreme 48 oC in some coastal and internal areas. This scorching heat will make outdoor activities challenging and necessitate precautions such as staying hydrated and avoiding prolonged sun exposure. The fair weather means that there will be minimal cloud cover, allowing for maximum sunlight and contributing to the high temperatures.

Humidity will play a significant role in the weather conditions, particularly in specific areas. In Al Ain, the humidity is expected to reach up to 80%, which, combined with the high temperatures, will create a very uncomfortable and oppressive environment. High humidity levels can exacerbate the effects of heat, making it feel even hotter than the actual temperature. In Gasyoura, the humidity is expected to reach around 60%, which, while lower than Al Ain, will still contribute to a muggy and uncomfortable atmosphere.

The forecast indicates extreme temperatures across various regions of the UAE. In the coastal and internal areas, temperatures are expected to reach up to 48 oC. Such high temperatures are hazardous and can lead to heat-related illnesses if proper precautions are not taken. In the major cities, the temperatures will also be significantly high, with Abu Dhabi and Dubai expecting maximum temperatures of 41 °C and 42 °C, respectively. These temperatures are slightly lower than in the inland and coastal areas, but they still represent very hot conditions.

On the previous day, Sunday, the weather was reported to be fair and partly cloudy at times. This fair weather was accompanied by a gradual increase in temperature, eventually reaching up to 48 oC in some coastal and internal regions. This pattern indicates a continuation of the heatwave, suggesting that residents should be prepared for sustained high temperatures.

Hot weather precautions

The weather forecast for Monday, May 27, in the UAE indicates predominantly fair but extremely hot conditions, with significant humidity in certain areas. The morning will start with high humidity and potential mist formation, particularly in coastal and internal regions. As the day progresses, temperatures will rise dramatically, reaching up to 48 oC in some areas. Major cities like Abu Dhabi and Dubai will also experience very high temperatures, albeit slightly lower than the peak temperatures in coastal and internal regions.

Given these conditions, it is crucial for residents and visitors to take precautions. Staying hydrated, wearing light and breathable clothing, and avoiding direct sunlight during peak hours are essential measures to prevent heat-related illnesses. Additionally, monitoring weather updates and following any advisories from the National Center of Meteorology will help you stay informed and safe during this period of extreme heat.

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