Residents post videos of the rain and a wild sandstorm in Muscat.
"The NCMS warns against rainfall of different intensities and fresh to strong wind causing blowing dust and poor visibility at times."
According to NCMS, there were "strong north-westerly wind over western areas, wind speed reached 55km/hr over Al Hamra."
'Dams are meant to protect people, they did just that'
According to the National Center for Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS), weather in the UAE is likely to remain unstable with overcast skies.
The executive report stated 1,842 cases were received and 2,489 calls.