Video: Waterspout off UAE coast after rain

Video: Waterspout off UAE coast after rain

Ras Al Khaimah - The last water cyclone witnessed in the area was in last December.



By Web Report

Published: Tue 30 Oct 2018, 11:03 AM

Last updated: Tue 30 Oct 2018, 7:02 PM

UAE residents were in for a rare treat when a water cyclone appeared over the waters of Ras Al Khaimah's beach on Tuesday morning.
Footage of the phenomenon was captured on video and has been going viral on social media.  

The last water cyclone witnessed in the area was in last December, during a thunderstorm. Dramatic lightning made for a spectacular backdrop against the vertical water column: 
Light to moderate rainfall was seen in Dubai and other emirates on Tuesday morning. Forecasters have warned that heavy rain could hit the country over the next few days.
The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) has warned sea-vessels in the Arabian Gulf against the chance of towering clouds formations with fresh Northwesterly winds, reaching 40 km/hr.


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