The Ministry of Interior called on motorists to be careful while driving and to stay away from rainwater pools and rough seas.
Kuwait will close schools and universities nationwide for a day due to unstable weather conditions, the country's education minister said on Sunday.
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries usually experience mild winters, with the exception of rare and brief episodes of flooding rains between November and January
Colonel Jumaa Bin Suwaidan, Acting Director of Dubai Traffic Police, urged motorists to ensure their vehicles are in good condition and check the tires, breaks, windshield wipers, and lights before the trip.
Separate areas of the country witnessed medium to heavy rain due a state of atmospheric instability as the upper low pressure extending from the west over the country deepens, coinciding with the extension of a surface low pressure from the south, and the continued flow of clouds from the Red Sea towards the country, according to the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM).
Videos posted on social media showed a chopper airlifting two people stuck on a submerged SUV as water gushes past them.
The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) said that the lowest temperature recorded over the country on Sunday is 7.1°C in Jabal Jais (Ras Al Khaimah) at 03:15 UAE Local time.
Light to medium rains lashed separate areas of the UAE on Sunday as a result of shallow air depression in the north and east and a high air extension in the west, accompanied by an extension of an air depression in the upper layers of the atmosphere.
Light to moderate rain due to the formation of convective clouds continued for the second consecutive day on Monday in various parts of the country. Rain lasted for almost 7 hours from 11:00 am until 6:00 pm.