Light to moderate rain sweeps over UAE

Light to moderate rain fell on parts of the emirates on Saturday morning as cloudy weather conditions prevailed across UAE.

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Published: Sat 14 Apr 2012, 3:12 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 2:52 PM

The NCMS said more clouds may gather and light to moderate rainfall is likely over coastal regions.

The presence of a cold air mass in the upper levels of the atmosphere and a low pressure system at the surface is creating unstable weather conditions, including high winds, increased clouds and rain.

Clouds started to gather on Thursday morning over the Western Region, producing 0.4 mm of rain before sweeping across the rest of the country.

Residents and motorists have been warned to be attentive and cautious as weather conditions may cause a drop in visibility and roads may become slippery. Authorities also urge people to avoid going to sea and beach in the coming days.

According to the weather forecast, cooler temperatures are expected across the emirates. Light rain and winds have also been are forecasted.

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