UAE Weather: Yellow And Orange Alert Issued, Heavy Rains Hit Several Parts Of UAE

The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) has issued a yellow and orange weather alert due to rain and strong winds affecting parts of the country on Thursday, 29 February, effective until 10.30pm.

Some UAE residents experienced heavy rainfall, lightning, and thunder from Wednesday night to early Thursday, according to the National Centre of Meteorology. Al Ain faced flooded roads, prompting caution from the UAE's disaster management team (NCEMA), who advised securing vehicles and avoiding flooded areas and rugged terrain.

Abu Dhabi Police also issued a hailstorm alert for Al Ain and forecasted rain across Abu Dhabi, urging drivers to follow safety measures.

Temperatures may peak at 27ºC but are anticipated to drop, reaching lows of 16ºC in Abu Dhabi, 17ºC in Dubai, and 10ºC in mountainous areas. Humidity varies between 40% and 80% in Abu Dhabi and 40% to 75% in Dubai.

At sea, conditions will range from moderate to rough in the Arabian Gulf and moderate to rough in the Oman Sea.

Weather On The Upcoming Days

By Friday, the weather is expected to settle down, with temperatures reaching up to 23ºC in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, accompanied by occasional clouds. Humidity is predicted for Saturday night, with a possibility of fog or mist forming over certain coastal and inland areas on Sunday morning. 

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