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Slight tremors felt in UAE
February 11, 2019
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RAS AL KHAIMAH: An earthquake of magnitude 5 was felt in Ras Al Khaimah and other parts of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Sunday afternoon.

According to the National Center of Meteorology (NCM), slight tremors were felt in Ras Al Khaimah, with the centre of the earthquake being Qeshm Island — South Iran.

Residents in public places and at offices also reported to have felt slight tremors. The extent of the damage at the centre of the earthquake in Iran was not immediately clear, but authorities and emergency personnel were reportedly dispatched to the site to assist in the rescue and relief efforts.

The weather in the UAE remained pleasant.

The weather was partly cloudy over the sea and northern areas on Sunday. The weather body expects rain on Monday and Tuesday.

The body said, rain will start over the sea and the western areas, extending toward the coastal and internal areas.

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