BEWARE: HOTTER DAYS AHEAD! THE SUMMER SOLSTICE IN THE UAE
UAE desert (Image Credit: Google Sites)
Summertime, the season of the year when some people head out to the beach and do such fun bonding activities, while others stay indoors to avoid getting tanned and cool down themselves with numerous fans and air conditioning units. Today, June 21st, marks the beginning of the astronomical summer, or in other words the summer solstice, in the Northern Hemisphere. In this article, we will have a deeper understanding of what it is, in the astronomical sense, and what to expect when it approaches. The focus will be within the United Arab Emirates (UAE) setting, which is situated at the Northern Hemisphere.