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Mohammed Alaa, Staff Reporter
The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) predicts Friday’s weather to be fair in general and partly cloudy at times. Clouds may appear eastward, become convective by afternoon, with an increase in temperature.
According to NCM, the winds will be light to moderate, southeasterly to northeasterly in general, freshening at times, with a speed of 18–30, reaching 40km/hr. The sea will be moderate in the Arabian Gulf and slight to moderate in Oman Sea.
NCM also expects temperatures during Eid Al Adha holiday to be between 40-45ºC across the country.
According to NCM, the weather on Saturday will be hazy and partly cloudy at times. Low clouds will appear over the eastern coast by the morning, with a chance of convective clouds formation over some eastern and southern areas by the afternoon.
The winds will be light to moderate southeasterly to northeasterly winds, freshening at times, blowing dust and sand, with a speed of 18–30, reaching 42km/hr. The sea will be moderate, becoming rough at times during daytime in the Arabian Gulf and moderate in Oman Sea.
The NCM predicts Sunday weather to be hazy and partly cloudy at times, and low clouds to appear over the eastern coast by morning, with a probability of convective clouds formation over some eastern and southern areas by the afternoon.
The winds will be light to moderate southeasterly to northeasterly winds, freshening at times causing blowing dust and sand, with a speed of 18–30, reaching 42km/hr. The sea will be moderate and will becomerough at times during daytime in the Arabian Gulf and moderate in Oman Sea.
Early July, the National Centre of Meteorology had announced it carried out 219 cloud seeding operations across the country in the first half of 2020, using a total of 4,841 flares produced by NCM’s Emirates Weather Enhancement Factory, as well as 419 ground generator flares.
NCM’s cloud seeding operations demonstrate the importance placed by the UAE on providing sustainable water resources through encouraging research and innovation in water-related technologies.
With an average rainfall of 100 mm per year, the UAE is ranked among the water stressed countries, and its ambitious rain enhancement programme aims to increase the annual precipitation levels in an effort to enhance the country’s water security through augmenting its strategic groundwater resources.
Traders in the local cattle market located in Sharjah have been advising early customers of sacrificial animals for Eid Al Adha to wait till next week as the shipment of livestock from India arriving soon.
In time for the Eid Al Adha holidays, the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHaP) on Monday released a list of six “important vaccinations” travelers must secure to keep them safe from possible risks of infections or illnesses at their destination country/countries.
The National Centre of Meteorology has warned residents over poor visibility, and urged motorists to drive carefully and within the speed limit.
The Integrated Transport Centre, ITC, of the Department of Municipalities and Transport in Abu Dhabi announced that surface public parking bays will be free of charge starting from Thursday, 30th July, 2020 until 7:59 AM on Monday, 3rd August, 2020.
Fire officials say about 15 people were on the deck of a beach house on the 20500 block of Pacific Coast Highway on Saturday when it gave way, dropping them onto the large rocks below.
"As vaccine supply continues to improve and vaccination capacity gets enhanced in all federating units, we continue to expand the categories of those who are eligible to get vaccinated," Umar said on Twitter.
Their Highnesses Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates have also congratulated Sheikh Khalifa, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid and Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed, on the advent of Eid Al Fitr.