Hailstorms in Ras Al Khaimah’s suburbs on Wednesday.
Hailstorms and heavy rain were experienced in several areas of the UAE on Wednesday afternoon.
The rain brought the temperature down by a few notches.
The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) said in a series of tweet, “Heavy rain was witnessed in Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah and some areas of Sharjah.”
The Meteorology centre also shared videos of hailstorms in the suburbs of Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah.
The NCM issued warning, “Precautions should be taken in case of heavy rain over some eastern areas, and advised to stay away fromareas of flash floods and accumulated rain.”
The authorities is UAE have ban on trucks, heavy vehicles and buses on the internal and external roads during fog until the visibility cleared. The Abu Dhabi, Sharjah Police explained that that measure contributed to enhancing traffic safety in order to preserve the public safety.
The police urged drivers of heavy vehicles, trucks and buses to abide by the decision and not drive such vehicles during fog in order to strengthen the preventive measures and to avoid accidents in such weather conditions. It was also stated that the police would slap the violating buses and trucks moving on the roads during the fog time with a fine of Dhs500 and 4 traffic points.
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.
NCM shared videos showing towering dust swirls over the ridges in wet and windy conditions.
The Centre also noted that the lowest temperature recorded in the country on Sunday morning was 6.5 °C at Jebel Jais in Ras Al Khaimah at 6.45 am.
The weather body said the fog which lasted for 8 hours began forming from 12.00 midnight until 8am on Al Mirfa, Tarif, Madinat Zayed and Habshan in the Al Dhafra region, on Sweihan in Al Ain, besides a number of other regions.
Citing the confessional statement, the investigators said he had taken his children on a motorbike to Lulliyani Canal in District Kasur. He asked his children to pose for a selfie, but suddenly, he pushed them into the canal.
At least ten people were killed in India's state of Sikkim and 82 others, including 23 army personnel, were missing after heavy rainfall caused the glacial Lhonak lake to overflow, spurring catastrophic flooding in the region on Wednesday, officials said.
Abu Dhabi Police pointed out that the entrances, including Sheikh Zayed Bridge, Sheikh Khalifa Bridge, Mussafah Bridge and Maqta Bridge are not allowed to use during morning rush hours only by large buses transporting workers.