Dubai Airports issues advisory after heavy rain lashes emirate

Web Report/Dubai
Filed on January 10, 2020 | Last updated on January 11, 2020 at 07.56 am
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Heavy rain hit parts of Dubai on Friday evening.

Some flights could be delayed and roads leading up to the airport could be congested after heavy rains lashed Dubai, the airport authority has announced.

In an tweet, Dubai Airports advised those flying tonight or tomorrow morning to leave extra time to reach the airport. Travellers were also advised to check their flight status on airline websites.

"Heavy rainfall is expected tonight and may cause flight delays and road congestion. Customers travelling tonight or tomorrow morning are advised to leave extra time to reach the airport and to check their flight status on or airline websites," the full tweet read. 

Heavy rain and a thunderstorm lashed parts of Dubai and Al Ain on Sunday, the National Centre of Meteorology confirmed earlier.

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