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Weather alert: Heavy rain lashes UAE, Jebel Jais road closed

Ahmed Shaaban /Ras Al Khaimah Filed on November 19, 2019
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The public should take the necessary precautions and avoid valleys.

A road leading to Jebel Jais, the highest mountain in the country, has been shut down as heavy rainfall lashes the emirate, the Ras Al Khaimah Police said in advisories issued on Tuesday afternoon.

The public should take the necessary precautions and avoid valleys, they added.

"Motorists and all road users must strictly follow traffic police directives, and keep themselves updated about the weather conditions."

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A number of roads and valleys in the emirate were flooded, informed sources and eye witnesses told Khaleej Times.

Abu Dhabi Media office also issued an advisory today for residents and motorists to stay alert and take all precautionary measures when driving or sailing.


Ahmed Shaaban

Originally from Egypt, I am a sound professional with a 23-year diverse experience as a researcher, lecturer, instructor, reporter, journalist, copy writer, translator, interpreter, proofreader, correspondent, and voice-over specialist with so many public and private entities in USA, UAE and Egypt. I have full command of all English and Arabic languages skills. I have a “Doctorate of Business Administration” degree, Swiss Business School. I have two Master’s degrees; one in Media Sciences, Mass Communication College, Cairo University, 2014, and one in Applied Business Research, Swiss Business School, 2018. I have a bachelor’s degree in English Language and Translation, Al-Alsun College for Languages & Translation, Ain Shams University, Egypt, 1996. I have three post graduate diplomas in Education, Curricula and Instruction, and Islamic Studies. I enjoy reading, writing and adventuring.

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