Rain threatens to dampen Diwali celebrations in UAE


Diwali, Dubai, UAE, Rains, NCM, Cyclone Kyarr, category 4 storm, Arabian Sea

Dubai - Rain is expected to hit some areas in the country due to Cyclone Kyarr.

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Published: Mon 28 Oct 2019, 4:14 PM

Rain is expected in some areas of the country due to Cyclone Kyarr, discouraging Diwali celebrations.

The cyclone deepened into a category 4-type tropical cyclone with an estimated wind speed of 220-230 kmph, with intense convective rain clouds, according to the National Centre of Meteorology, NCM, and can touch speeds of 265kmph in the next 24 hours.
It is also likely to develop from a category 4 storm to a category 5 one.
The cyclone is very likely to move west-northwestward towards the centre of the Arabian sea and is expected to intensify, the NCM added.
The NCM is closely monitoring the situation.

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