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.
The RAK Police and crisis teams affirmed that they provided support to over 200 persons who were stranded in the mountains, and secured the traffic for their vehicles to safe areas away from the flood-hit valleys.
During the tour, they inspected all flooded sites and roads and assessed roads and bridges damaged by excessive rainfall and valley run-off.
The lowest temperature recorded on the country on Friday was 24.4°C in Raknah area in Al Ain, at 03:45 am. The NCM also expected that the weather from Saturday to Tuesday would be clear to partly cloudy
The NCM also indicated that the lowest temperature recorded in UAE was 25.8°C in Muzaira’a area in Al Dhafra region at 5:45 am, while the highest temperature recorded in the country was 49.7°C in Sweihan in Al Ain at 2:30 pm on the same day.
Sharjah Police warned residents to take caution while driving. Residents were also asked to stay away from canyons and flooded areas.
The NCM and Police appealed to individuals and drivers to be careful and exercise caution while driving during rainfall, and advised to stay away from places flooded with rainwater and surface-run-offs.
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.
In cooperation with local departments, Sheikh Mohammed directed that arrangement be made in hotels near flood-hit areas to accommodate all affected families, as well as those living in areas that may pose a danger to their residents during heavy rain.