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Maximum UAE temperature touches 51°C on Friday

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Last updated on June 4, 2021 at 06.30 pm
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The UAE recorded one of the hottest days of the season on Friday with the maximum temperature touching 51°C at Sweihan in Al Ain, according to the national Met department (NCM).

The lowest temperature recorded was 22.3°C.

Earlier today, motorists in Abu Dhabi were urged to drive with caution as thick fog engulfed some parts of the emirate

NCM warned motorists of reduced visibility on the roads: “A chance of fog formation with deterioration of horizontal visibility over some internal areas until 8am."

The Abu Dhabi Police had also announced a reduction of speed limit on major roads to 80kmph.

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The maximum temperatures in the country is expected to be between 32 and 48°C, and the lowest temperature will be between 22-31°C.

It will get humid by night and Saturday morning with probability of mist formation over some coastal areas.

Light to moderate Southeasterly to Northeasterly winds, with a speed of 10-20 kmph, reaching a maximum of 30kmph.

Humidity will be high at 70-90 per cent in the internal areas whereas in the mountainous regions it is expected to be 40-60 per cent.