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Haze, drop in UAE temperature forecast

There is a "chance of widespread dust" as temperatures fall and moderate winds blow

Staff Report
10:16 March 31, 2018
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Dubai: Residents can expect hazy weather on Saturday, according to the weather bureau.

There is a "chance of widespread dust" as temperatures fall and moderate winds blow in parts of the country, according to the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM). 

"Visibility is forecast to drop to less than 1,500 metres over the western areas from 6am until 6pm on Saturday," the NCM said.

The temperature is expected to peak at 40 degrees Celsius, and will fall as low as 17 degrees Celsius in some areas.

The NCM said that the weather on Saturday will be generally fair to partly cloudy, and hazy at times.

Humidity levels are expected to peak overnight and during the early morning hours on Sunday, bringing a chance of fog.