Rainfall has been forecast in some parts of the UAE, the NCM said in its daily weather bulletin.
According to the Met’s latest update, it will be partly cloudy in UAE today with some convective clouds over the islands, northern and eastern parts of the country. It will also be windy, causing blowing dust and sad with poor visibility.
The seas with be rough in the Arabian Gulf and Oman Sea.
Dark clouds hovered over most parts of the country on Saturday. Over the next four days, the NCM has predicted wind speeds of up to 50kmph that could blow up dust and sand, causing poor visibility at times. During this period, the seas will be rough.
It’s going to be a rainy week ahead
Today morning, residents across the country woke up to cloudy skies and rainy conditions.
Currently, it’s raining in Fujairah, Sharjah’s Al Dhaid region, Ras Al Khaimah, and Abu Dhabi’s Dalma Island, Sila area and Al Ruwais.
There is also moderate rain over Dubai and Sharjah.
Rain is especially expected in western, eastern and northern areas of the country especially by evening and night.
Temperatures across the emirates are expected to be in the mid 20s. The lowest temperature currently is over Jebel Jais at 13 °C.
Throughout the day, winds are expected to repeatedly blow, at a speed of 20 – 35 km/h, reaching up to 45 km/h at times.
Red alert issued as rain falls in Dubai
Rain fell in Dubai and parts of the Northern Emirates on Tuesday, with further stormy conditions expected for the rest of the day and into Wednesday.
The UAE‘s National Centre of Meteorology issued a “red alert” in Dubai, Sharjah, Umm Al Quwain and Ras Al Khaimah, warning residents to take care.
“Be extremely vigilant: Hazardous weather events of exceptional severity are forecast,” Weather forecasters warned.
The warning is in place until 11pm on Tuesday.
Other parts of the Northern Emirates are told to be prepared for worsening conditions. Abu Dhabi residents are advised to “be aware”.