UAE To Experience The Hottest Summer

  • Publish date: Friday، 04 June 2021
UAE To Experience The Hottest Summer
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According to Ibrahim Al-Jarwan, a member of the Arab Union for Astronomy and Space Sciences the Arabian Peninsula and the UAE will witness the hottest period of the year with major increase in temperatures.

This period is characterised by intensive heat and hot, dry winds. Arabs call this period “Waghrat Al Qait’’, a term that refers to intense heat waves with severe droughts.

During Waghrat heat waves, temperatures rise by at least four degrees above normal levels. Droughts and Simoom regional hot and dry winds are also more severe during this time.

These heat waves will stretch from June 7 to September 5 and are known to Arabs by different names.

The appearance of Suhail star is highly anticipated every year, as it signals the end of summer.

Suhail is the second brightest star in the sky after Sirius and is approximately 313 light years away from Earth.

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