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UAE weather: heavy humidity and high temperatures

UAE weather: heavy humidity and high temperatures

ABU DHABI // Heavy humidity descended on the capital on Monday as forecasters predict temperatures will climb as high as 46°C. Partly cloudy skies and haze are expected at times with moderate to fresh winds keeping conditions tolerable. Stronger winds ...

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Dubai Hospitals to put tracking devices on newborns

DUBAI // Dubai hospitals will put electronic monitors on newborns’ ankles to stop them being lost or taken. The tags will alert the mother and the hospital if someone tries to move the baby without consent. Meanwhile, another system will ...

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Temperature spike prompts caution from UAE doctors

Temperature spike prompts caution from UAE doctors

Doctors have advised people to remain indoors and to drink plenty of water before fasting to stay hydrated, as temperatures suddenly rose on Sunday. Dry wind coming from desert areas sent temperatures as high as 48°C, which would normally be ...

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Fresh oil spill blights east coast

FUJAIRAH // A fourth oil spill in three months has hit the east coast of the country, preventing fishermen from taking to the water. The spills were deliberate, caused by tankers discharging oily ballast water into the sea before going ...

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