A flooded area after heavy rain in Al Ain.
Some areas in the city of Al Ain were flooded on Friday by heavy rain.
The rain was preceded by strong winds laden with dust, accompanied by lightning and thunder, as well as hailstone.
On the Dubai-Al Ain road, Al Fawa'a witnessed a strong storm of dust and heavy showers accompanied by hailstones. The storm reportedly caused material damage in some areas.
The areas of Al Hair, Masaken and Ghashba witnessed heavy rain that led to the flow of rainwater in the valleys and surface runoffs, in addition to flooding in some neighbourhoods. The showers were light and medium in Haili, Zakhir, Saa, Um Ghaph and Mazid.
It remained cloudy in the city after the downpour.
To express the feelings of joy in the rain in the city of Al Ain, a number of social media users shared pictures and videos of heavy rain with hailstones, while families went to the desert to enjoy the weather.
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Torrential rain damaged cars, garages, basements, attics, stores, roads and factories and interrupted railway services, the regional government said in a statement.
Sharjah residents were seen collecting hailstones after the Emirate experienced a hailstorm. Streaks of lightning blazed across UAE skies, including the Sharjah’s Buhairah Corniche, where traffic was thin on Sunday.
Police also called on drivers not to completely close the vehicle's windows, especially when parked in the sunlight.
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