The NCM calls on the public to take caution during the heavy rains and strong winds caused by the cumulus clouds in some eastern...
Heavy rains and hail fell on separate areas across the UAE on Thursday as a result of the fluctuating weather conditions that would continue till Saturday.
Light to moderate rains fell on Masafi-Dibba road, while heavy rains fell on Masala and Shokeh in Ras Al Khaimah.
Light rains fell on Marbadh, while heavy rains and hail fell on Masafi and Friday Market in Fujairah. Heavy rains fell on Filli, Mleiha and Al Dhaid in Sharjah, while moderate rains fell on Muzeira in Ajman and separate areas across the country.
The lowest temperature of 25.4˚C was recorded in Al Farfar in Fujairah at 4:15am on Thursday, while the highest temperature of 48.7˚C was recorded in Watied in Al Dhafra Region at 14:45 UAE local time.
The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) called on the public to take caution during the heavy rains and strong winds caused by the cumulus clouds in some eastern, northern and some inland areas, which might lead solid bodies to fly and horizontal visibility to be lower. It also called on them to stay away from flooded valleys and large puddles.
Friday’s weather is expected to be clear to partly cloudy in general, as low clouds will appear on the eastern coast in the morning and some rainy cumulus clouds will form in the east and south and some inland and western areas in the afternoon.
Light to moderate southeasterly to northeasterly winds will blow, turning to active to strong and sand-stirring at times at 15 to 25 and up to 55 km/h, causing horizontal visibility to be lower. The sea will have regular to moderate waves in the Arabian Gulf and the Sea of Oman.
Saturday’s weather will be clear to partly cloudy in general with low clouds appearing in the eastern coast in the morning and a chance for some rainy cumulus clouds to form over some eastern, southern and western areas in the afternoon.
The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) called on the public to exercise caution during heavy rain and strong winds over some eastern areas, which may cause solid objects to fly and horizontal visibility to become lower.
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During the tour, they inspected all flooded sites and roads and assessed roads and bridges damaged by excessive rainfall and valley run-off.
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