UAE temperatures to fall as storm approaches Oman

Tropical storm is heading for Oman
UAE temperatures to fall as storm approaches Oman
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By Staff writer
Wed 10 Jun 2015 11:12 AM

The UAE is likely to miss the brunt of a tropical storm heading towards Oman. However, the country is expected to see a plunge in temperatures and high winds, which were last seen in 2010.

“This kind of tropical depression is commonly formed in this area and every year there is a chance of it occurring”, Ahmed Habib, a meteorologist at the National Centre for Meteorology and Seismology told 7 Days newspaper.

“Tropical depression starts as low pressure winds deepen. The clouds also combine to make one big cloud, the combination of which can cause strong winds, heavy rains and thunderstorms”, he added.

The storm is believed to be heading North West from the Gulf but not due to impact the UAE directly. However, strong winds, dusty conditions and rough seas are expected in the coming days.

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