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The UAE rain in pictures

Rain 1

Traffic moves through a flooded road on Wednesday.

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter


Heavy rain swept Sharjah, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Fujairah, Al Ain, Ras Al Khaimah and Umm Al Quwain on Wednesday morning, much to the surprise of morning commuters.

The rain brought the temperature down by a few notches in the emirate of Sharjah. Some schools in Dubai called it off on Wednesday owing to heavy downpour.

Residents reported that some areas were flooded in Sharjah. Traffic was moving at a slow pace in some areas. Heavy traffic congestion was reported from Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman.


Rain 2 Residents get across a flooded parking lot.


Rain 3 Cars wade through a submerged road.



Rain 4 Residents had a tough time commuting from office to home.



Rain 5 A bus drives through a water-logged road.



Rain 6 A municipality worker had a busy day.



Rain 7 Vehicles negotiate through a wet road.



Rain 8 Motorists were caught off guard.



Rain 9 Colourful umbrellas came to the rescue of many.


Rain 10 Traffic moved at snail pace.


Rain 11 A good samaritan helps a woman get to her car.



Rain 12 A car being towed away from a flooded street.


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