Heavy rain was witnessed in several areas of the UAE on Wednesday, bringing down the temperature by a few notches. Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah, and Dibba — Masafi
The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) has expected the weather on Thursday will be humid over the coasts, with the possibility of light fog to form along the northern parts in the morning.
Northwest and central India recorded average maximum temperatures of 35.9˚C and 37.78˚C respectively in April, the Director General of the Indian Meteorological Department told reporters.
Spain, France and other western European nations on Saturday sweltered under a blistering June heatwave that has sparked forest fires and concerns that such early summer blasts of hot weather will now become the norm.
On Friday, the city of Jacobabad in Sindh province hit 50˚C, the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) said, with temperatures forecast to remain high until Sunday.
Rains of different intensities and hail fell on separate areas across the UAE on Tuesday as a result of the country being affected by an air depression coming from northern India and southern Pakistan towards the Sultanate of Oman.
A fierce heatwave in western Europe on Monday left much of the continent wilting under a scorching sun, smashing temperature records and feeding ferocious forest wildfires.
The Met Office said there was a 50-percent chance of temperatures topping 40°C (104 degrees Fahrenheit) for the first time on Monday or Tuesday, and an 80-percent chance that the country's previous record of 38.7°C set in 2019 will be exceeded.
The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) said the highest temperature on Tuesday was 50.7°C at 12:15 in Bida Dafas in Al Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi, while the lowest temperature, 24.6°C was recorded in Jebel Dhanna in the Al Dhafra region at 5am.