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Heavily overcast skies over Dubai.
Light to moderate rain was witnessed in several areas of the country on Monday morning. The rain brought the temperature down by a few notches.
The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) said on Twitter, “Moderate rain over Dubai and Ras A Khaimah. Light rain over Al Shahamah — Sweihan Road.”
Residents and motorists told Gulf Today that they have witnessed rain in Sharjah, Ajman, Abu Dhabi, and Umm Al Quwain.
The NCM also revealed that the rain was part of the cloud seeding programme.
The lowest temperature recorded over the country on Monday morning was 9.1 °C in Jais Mountain at 06:30am.
Police have also warned motorists to remain cautious in the streets as thick fog blanket the highways and roads in the morning, reducing the visibility.
The NMC said that more rain could be expected in the coming days.
Traffic was moving at a slow place in some areas of Sharjah in the morning.
There were no repots of any accident. Authorities have urged motorists to remain cautious on the streets.
The rain was experienced in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Fuiajrah, and some areas of Sharjah.
The NCM said Saturday would be cloudy with a chance of scattered rain starting in the morning over the islands, gradually approaching the coasts and the Northern regions in the afternoon.
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