UAE: Man dies after being swept away in flash floods

He was attempting to cross Wadi Al Sidr by foot on Friday afternoon



By Web Desk

Published: Sat 6 Nov 2021, 4:59 PM

Last updated: Sat 6 Nov 2021, 5:47 PM

A 65-year-old Emirati man has died after getting swept away by flash floods in Fujairah over the weekend.

Fujairah Police said the man was attempting to cross Wadi Al Sidr by foot on Friday afternoon, when he was carried away by the water.

The General Command of the Fujairah Police urged community members to remain cautious and avoid the wadis during rain.

The National Centre of Meteorology on Saturday put out an alert, advising residents to take precautions in case of heavy rains in some Eastern areas.

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Residents have also been told to avoid areas that may be susceptible to flash floods.


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