Picture tweeted by NCM, detailing storm formation.
A tropical storm is building up in the Arabian Sea is is likely to reach UAE on Sept.25, according to the data released by National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) on Sunday.
“A formation of Tropical depression tracked to the northeast of the Arabian Sea close to the coast of India”, tweeted NCM.
“It is locate at 20 N 69 E, moving at a speed of 15 km / h, with an estimated wind speed around the center 45-55 km / accompanied by intense of convective rainy clouds,” it further expalined.
The NCM is closely watching the situation and has urged the public to follow up with the official reports and avoid spreading rumours.
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.
The National Centre of Meteorology, NCM, has called on drivers to take all precautions and follow the traffic regulations regarding of convective clouds formation associated with rainfall and fresh winds causing blowing dust and sand.
The National Centre of Meteorology, NCM, has called on drivers and pedestrians to take all necessary precautions when on roads due to blowing dust and sand causing poor horizontal visibility.
The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) expects that the weather will remain cloudy in the country, with the possibility of some light to medium rainfall during the next three days, beginning on Sunday, especially on the sea and the islands.
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