The tourists thanked the rescue teams for their invaluable efforts.
"The team was able to rescue the tourists and provide first aid for them on the spot by the National Ambulance. They were all well, but sustained only some minor scratches.
The boat broke down in turbulent waters.
Meanwhile, the Coast Guard Group rescued one of tourists who fell from the boat as result of the waves. She was provided with first aid by the medical team of the National Ambulance until she was stable and well.
He continued, “The mission was hard and required great efforts, because of the bad weather conditions and high waves. Thankfully, the teams efficiently dealt with the situation, stressing their constant readiness and their professionalism responding in time under any circumstances.”
He called on tourists and seafarers not to venture into the sea during bad weather, emphasising the need to notify the concerned authorities before making any maritime tour for their safety.
The tourists, after the rescue, expressed their great pleasure in the care they received from all the competent teams, which contributed to their rescue efficiently and quickly. They thanked them appreciating their invaluable efforts.
A bus driver behind the death of 17 and injury of 13 vacationers confessed to manslaughter at the Dubai Traffic Court on Tuesday.
Abu Dhabi Police Central Operations Command dispatched Civil Defence teams, ambulances and police patrols to the site.
A 5-car pile up occurred on the road between Fujairah and Qadfaa when a vehicle driven by a UAE national on the way from Fujairah towards Qadfaa veered off and jumped off to the opposite lane leading to the city of Fujairah, according to Brigadier Dr Ali Rashid Bin Awash Al Yamahi.
"We are sorry to inform that as per local authorities and relatives it is so far confirmed that eight Indians have passed away in Dubai bus accident. Consulate is in touch with relatives of some of the deceased and awaits further details for others to inform their families," the CGI Dubai said in a tweet.
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) on Thursday said that it had conducted additional 38,000 COVID-19 tests which helped it tot trace 563 new cases.
Dubai Municipality said JBR beach, Al Mamzar, Jumeirah and Umm Suqeim beaches will open to public from Friday May 29.
Wastewater is not in any way wasted and in fact has given birth to a network of man-made lakes which have become a sanctuary for even migratory birds in Sharjah.