Mist falls on the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Friday. Agence France-Presse
Torrential rain damaged cars, garages, basements, attics, stores, roads and factories and interrupted railway services, the regional government said in a statement.
Dust storms engulfed areas of Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. Motorists were urged to exercise caution in the streets
Mumbai airport experienced issues in flight operations due to heavy rain and poor visibility.
Two police officers were shot and wounded late on Wednesday in Louisville, Kentucky, during protests ignited by a grand jury decision that civil rights activists decried as a miscarriage of justice in the fatal police shooting of Breonna Taylor.
Dubai’s Burj Khalifa and Abu Dhabi’s ADNOC headquarters lit up in the Saudi colours to mark the event.
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, on Wednesday inspected the students’ forum building and food court projects at the University of Sharjah (UOS).