Light to moderate rain started to fall on Al Qariyah and Qirat in Fujairahain lashes parts of Fujairah.
Emad Eddin Khalil, Staff Reporter
Rain witnessed in different areas of the UAE on Friday. The rain began at 11:10am, due to a weak surface pressure accompanied with an extension of an air height in the upper layers. This resulted in unstable weather conditions.
Light to moderate rain started to fall on Al Qariyah and Qirat in Fujairah, while light rain fell on Al Faseel, Sakamkam , Yabsa, and Wadi Al Ajili in Ras Al-Khaimah. Weshah area in Sharjah was lashed by light rains.
Fog formed at 3:25am on Mezaira'a, Ruwais, Ghayathi, Tarif, and Al Sila'a in Al Dhafra area, while intermittent fog formed on Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed International Road.
The lowest temperature 6.4°C was recorded on Jebel Jais in Ras Al Khaimah on Friday morning at 6:45.
The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) appealed to individuals to exercise caution while driving during rain fall, and with reduced horizontal visibility, due to the formation of fog in some western interior areas. NCM also advised to stay away from places where water collects and valleys run.
The centre expected Saturday weather to be generally clear to partly cloudy, with low clouds in the west, with the possibility of light rain.
It was also expected that the weather would be wet on Sunday morning and night, in the interior regions.
Winds, according to the centre, will be easterly to the northwest, moderate in general, brisk at times, with speed ranging from 15 to 25, reaching 35 km/h.
The sea is expected to be light to moderate in the Arabian Gulf, and in the Sea of Oman.
For Sunday weather, it is expected to be partly cloudy in general, and sometimes cloudy on the sea, islands and some coastal and interior areas, with the possibility of rain.
The weather will be wet on Monday night and in the morning, with light fog in some western interior regions. Winds on Monday are expected to blow northeasterly to northwesterly, light to moderate in speed in general, brisk at times. The sea is expected to be light to moderate in the Arabian Gulf and in the Sea of Oman.
The National Centre of Meteorology has warned residents over poor visibility, and urged motorists to drive carefully and within the speed limit.
Among the areas that witnessed heavy rainfall were Wadi Al Ajili in Ras Al Khaimah and Sharjah-Kalba Road, while Ekhaidir and Al Dhaid in Sharjah, Muzaira in Ajman and the Masafi and Asfi in Ras Al Khaimah witnessed moderate rain.
The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) on Wednesday recorded the lowest temperature in the area. The NCM said, “The lowest temperature recorded over the country this morning was 1.9°C in Raknah at 07:15 UAE local.”
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