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| 16 May, 2018

Rain hits UAE, temperature dips to 17C

The partly cloudy and hazy weather is expected to continue through Thursday and Friday.

A kitesurfer looks out to sea on a stormy day on a beach near the Burj al Arab, Dubai's luxury 7-star hotel, April 12, 2009. REUTERS/Steve Crisp

A kitesurfer looks out to sea on a stormy day on a beach near the Burj al Arab, Dubai's luxury 7-star hotel, April 12, 2009. REUTERS/Steve Crisp

REUTERS/Steve Crisp

Light to moderate rain has hit parts of UAE. According to the NCM (National Center of Meteorology) light to moderate rainfall has been seen over Dubai and also in Shaam, Khor Khwair, Al Nakheel and Ghalilah areas in Ras Al Khaimah.

The area of Al Rafaah in Umm Al Quwain has also experienced light rainfall.

The weather is expected to be partly cloudy and hazy during the day.

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The cloud cover is forecast to increase over the coasts as well as the Northern and Eastern areas of the country.

The cloudy weather is expected to be accompanied by rainfall and drop in temperatures.

The partly cloudy and hazy weather is expected to continue through Thursday and Friday.

Fresh Northwesterly winds and rough sea at times is expected in the Arabian Gulf with wave heights reaching 3 -5 / 7 FT offshore from Wednesday until Thursday.

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