UAE weather: Temperature dips to a chilling 2.1°C, fog to affect visibility

 khaleejtimes.com  01/13/2021 07:35:23   Web Report/Abu Dhabi

Web Report/Abu Dhabi

Filed on January 13, 2021 | Last updated on January 13, 2021 at 08.38 am

UAE records lowest temperature of 2.1 degree Celsius, fog to affect visibility

The lowest temperature recorded in the UAE on Wednesday morning is 2.1 degrees Celsius, the National Centre for Meteorology announced.

#UAE weather: It's freezing in #AlRaknah, #AlAin, as the #temperature drops to -1°C at the moment. Photos by M. Sajjad/KT@NCMS_media @Storm_centre @DXBMediaOffice pic.twitter.com/KQp1bGankm

— Khaleej Times (@khaleejtimes) January 13, 2021

On a tweet, the centre said the lowest temperature was recorded in Al Raknah near Al Ain at 7.30am.

The lowest temperature recorded over the country today morning was 2.1°C in Raknah at 07:30 UAE Local. pic.twitter.com/Eq76fdzxOa

— (@NCMS_media) January 13, 2021

Fog to affect visibility

The centre also warned of fog formation in some areas of the UAE in the morning.

A chance of fog formation with deterioration of horizontal visibility over some internal areas from 07:30 till 09:00 Wednesday 13 / 01 / 2021 pic.twitter.com/7BKHUOZm00

— (@NCMS_media) January 13, 2021

The agency forecast “a chance of fog formation with deterioration of horizontal visibility over some internal areas” from 7.30am till 9am on Wednesday.

UAE to have a foggy weekend

The National Meteorological Centre on Wednesday announced that the weekend in the UAE will be foggy in some internal and coastal areas.

The centre has warned that on Friday and Saturday, fog or mist will be formed in the internal areas, affecting the temperature. It will be cold in the mountainous areas by night. But in general, the weather will be fair in general and partly cloudy at times.

#NCM #UAE #officialuaeweather #weatherforecast #seastate #windspeed #winddirection #rain #fog pic.twitter.com/Z84Wb1V9EZ

— (@NCMS_media) January 12, 2021

On Thursday morning, fog or mist formation will be experienced in the internal areas with humidity, according to the centre forecast.

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