Video: Thunderstorms, hail continue to lash UAE

Video: Thunderstorms, hail continue to lash UAE
Motorists advised to drive carefully as thunderstorms lash Abu Dhabi Saturday morning.

Thundery weather forecast for the next three days.



By Web Report

Published: Sun 26 Mar 2017, 5:55 AM

Last updated: Sun 26 Mar 2017, 9:59 AM

UAE residents were greeted with strong, early morning rains as they woke up today.
Multiple heavy rain warnings were issued by the National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology throughout the morning. Rain warnings included areas in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ajman and Ras Al Khaimah. Motorists are also warned of puddles of water which may cause damage to vehicles.











The NCMS has also warned of unstable weather in general. Visibility - especially in exposed and open areas may be impeded up to 1000 metres.


Dubai residents were greeted with strong rains this morning. Motorists also had a tough time on the road as most roads became flooded.






Abu Dhabi meanwhile has experienced hail falling in certain areas. It can be recalled that on Friday, Sharjah faced the same weather conditions.
The NCMS also warned motorists of certain areas around the country as they might be heavily affected by the rain.


A man use his jacket as a shelter on a rainy friday morning at Salam Street in Abu Dhabi, March 24,2017.
A man use his jacket as a shelter on a rainy friday morning at Salam Street in Abu Dhabi, March 24,2017.

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