A damaged car is seen in the valley in Oman.
Heavy rain was witnessed in UAE and Oman on Sunday. Three people died as a result of the rain in Oman in the past two days.
The efforts of the Oman civil defence and ambulance teams in cooperation with the Royal Oman Police are underway to search for a missing Asian family of six members whose vehicle swept away in Wadi Bin Khalid State.
In the UAE, the rain brought the temperature down by a few notches.
There were showers in the emirates of Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah, and Fujairah.
Traffic remained normal, and there were no accidents reported. Surface runoff was visible on various roads and yards.
The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) forecasts cloudy weather for coming days. Chances of rain, accompanied by thunder over the northern and eastern areas, were likely, it said.
Motorists have been told to drive carefully.
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.
The National Center of Meteorology said Fujairah, Masafi, and Kalba witnessed heavy rainfall.
The United Arab Emirates is planning to capture every droplet by inducing clouds to produce rain and meet its water needs.
The Cabinet approved the cancellation of the decision regarding the validity of residency visas for expatriates, who are in or outside the country and if their visas expired between March 1 and 31, 2020.
The meeting also discussed the successful efforts exerted by the country to fight COVID-19 pandemic and ways to limit its impact and repercussions in all fields.
Hope will take seven months to travel the 493 million kilometres to Mars, in time to mark the 50th anniversary of the emirates' union in 2021.