Residents of the UAE to experience varying weather conditions this week with a significant drop in temperatures forecast over western and coastal areas, according to the national Met department (NCM).

The weather forecast for Tuesday is fair to partly cloudy at times.

Residents can also expect light to moderate Northwesterly to Northeasterly winds with speed of 10 – 20 reaching 30 km/hr.

Weather is expected to be humid with a chance of fog or mist formations by morning over internal areas on Tuesday, with temperatures to slightly increase on Wednesday and Thursday before getting significantly colder over western and coastal areas on Friday.

Residents can expect fog and mist in the country during the next few days, until Saturday, forecasters have predicted.

The fog formation inland is caused by high pressure and temperature radiation from the land due to lower temperatures during the late night and early morning.

In its latest weather report issued on Tuesday morning, the National Center of Meteorology (NCM) said from Tuesday to Saturday, the weather will be humid with a chance of fog or mist formation by morning over internal areas and fair to partly cloudy.

During the three days, the sea will be slight in the Arabian Gulf and slight in Oman Sea.

According to the NCM, Wednesday and Thursday will see an increase in temperatures.

There will be a significant drop in temperatures over Western and coastal areas on Friday with light to moderate Southeasterly winds gradually becoming Northwesterly moderate to fresh especially over the sea causing blowing dust during daytime, with a speed of 15 – 25 reaching 40 km/hr. The sea will be moderate to rough in the Arabian Gulf and slight in Oman Sea.

On Saturday, there will be another slight decrease in temperatures and the sea will be rough in the Arabian Gulf and slight to moderate in Oman Sea.

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