The NCM also advised people to stay away from flooded valleys. The lowest temperature of 24.4˚C was recorded at 02:30am local time on Monday in Ras Ghanada in Abu Dhabi, while the highest temperature of 49.1˚C was recorded in Abu Dhabi.
Light rains fell on some coastal and northern areas across the UAE accompanied at times by active and sand-stirring winds on Monday. The light rains fell on Al Sila in Al Dhafra Region in Abu Dhabi at 3pm. The lowest temperature of 14.6 degrees Celsius was recorded in Jebel Jais in Ras Al Khaimah at 5:30am UAE local time.
The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) called on motorists to take caution under the low horizontal visibility caused by the rainfall.
Thundershowers, owing to unstable weather conditions triggered by an expected depression, lashed many areas on Saturday. Roads and wadis (valleys) were flooded, and motorists had a tough time wending their way through them.
The UAE Ministry of Interior urged motorists to exercise caution in the streets and abide by the traffic laws.
During its virtual meeting, the Executive Committee of the Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Team in Sharjah reviewed its preparations to contain the expected depression in Sharjah and its affiliated cities.
The lowest temperature of 8.6˚C was recorded on Friday in Jebel Jais in Ras Al Khaimah at 6:30am UAE local time. The temperature was 10.3˚C in Jebel Al Mebrah.
Measures have been taken, including dispatching traffic patrols and coordinating with partners to ensure traffic safety.
The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) said in a statement that the weather on Friday would be moderate to partly cloudy and dusty at times during daytime, with a probability of some cumulus clouds to form eastward and a light rain by the afternoon. The temperatures are also expected to decrease gradually in the country, the NCM added.