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Video: Heavy rain hits parts of UAE, cloudy weather to prevail

Heavy rain, Khor Fakkan, UAE, UAE weather, National Center of Meteorology, NCM

Local police have urged all drivers to avoid the valleys and mountainous areas.



By Web Report

Published: Sun 6 Oct 2019, 8:00 AM

Last updated: Sun 6 Oct 2019, 7:10 PM

Heavy rain has hit Sharjah's Khor Fakkan and the emirate of Fujairah in UAE.

According to a tweet by National Center of Meteorology (NCM) in UAE, the area around the Khor Fakkan airport has also received heavy rainfall.
NCM has forecast cloudy, rainy weather in UAE today. Fresh winds are predicted to cause the blowing of sand with horizontal visibility being reduced to less than 2000 meters at times during the day.
The NCM had on Saturday, October 5, forecast the weather over the coming days to be cloudy, with temperatures set to decrease.
Flash showers had also soaked Fujairah and Ras Al Khaimah early on Saturday. The same was reported in Dibba Al Fujairah, Dibba Al Hisn, Kalba and Khor Fakkan.
Local police have urged all drivers to avoid the valleys and mountainous areas most affected by rains, and be extra careful on wet and flooded roads.
According to Ahmed Hamad Al Shehi, an advisor to the Department of Public Works RAK, more than 100 tankers and pumps have been deployed to drain out any accumulated water.


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