UAE: Temperature crosses 50°C for first time this year

The mercury crossed the 50°C-mark for the first time this year on Thursday.

According to the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM), the highest temperature recorded in the country on the day was a sweltering 50.5°C in Owtaid, Al Dhafra Region. The temperature was recorded at 2.45pm.

At the other end of the country, Jabal Mebreh in Ras Al Khaimah recorded the lowest temperature on the day — a cool 21.3°C at 5.15am.

The NCM also reported light rains in Sharjah’s Dibba Al Hisn on Thursday morning. According to the five-day weather bulletin issued by the NCM, hot weather conditions will persist next week.


Khaleej Times

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