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Non-stop rainfall in UAE breaks 24-year record

ahmedshaaban@khaleejtimes.com Filed on January 12, 2020 | Last updated on January 12, 2020 at 09.43 am
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Roads flooded due to rains in Al Qouz Dubai.- Photo by Mohammad Mustafa Khan/Khaleej Times

The NCM expects a significant drop between 4 to 6 degrees in temperatures today.


The UAE has recorded its highest amount of rainfall in 24 years, the National Centre of Meteorology has said. After two days of incessant rains, Al Ain's Khatm Al Shakla recorded 184.4mm of water. The previous record was 144mm of rainwater recorded in Sharjah's Khor Fakkan in 1996.

Rainfall is expected till Wednesday, with the relative humidity set to increase by Monday morning over internal areas.

The NCM expects a significant drop between 4 to 6 degrees in temperatures today.

ahmedshaaban@khaleejtimes.com

Ahmed Shaaban





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