Visibility was affected in several areas.
SHARJAH: Light to moderate rain was witnessed on several areas of the UAE on Sunday morning, much to the delight of the public. The temperatures noticeably decreased.
According to the National Centre for Meteorology (NCM), dust storms engulfed areas of Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. Motorists were urged to exercise caution in the streets.
Traffic remained normal, and there were no accidents reported.
The weather was generally cloudy and pleasant. Surface runoff was visible on various roads and yards.
The NCM warned sea-goers in the Arabian Gulf and Oman Sea of rough seas and weather disturbance.
The NCM has expected that the volatile weather may remain likely today with rainfall of different intensities over most areas of the country, associated with thunder activity at times and hailstones fall.
There were showers in the emirates of Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah, and Fujairah.
The United Arab Emirates is planning to capture every droplet by inducing clouds to produce rain and meet its water needs.
All new cases are in a stable condition and are undergoing treatment, says ministry. The total number of cases in the country jumps to 468.
The external medical services of the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company Seha has established in cooperation with the competent authorities the “Test Center for COVID-19” at Zayed Sports City in the capital Abu Dhabi.
In response to UAE schools rolling out remote learning programmes as directed by the UAE Ministry of Education (MoE), The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), a Sharjah-based global humanitarian organisation dedicated to helping refugees and people in need worldwide, has announced the contribution of Dhs300,000 to the Al Ahliya Charity schools to support distance learning of Sharjah students who study in schools that run on charitable funding.