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Emadeddin Khalil, Staff Reporter
The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) has reported that the Arabian Sea will see a tropical condition on Thursday, and that it could move west.
The NCM explained that that there are several possible paths, confirming that it is following-up the situation around the clock.
On the other hand, separate areas of the country witnessed rainfall of varying levels, because of the country being affected by an extension of surface low-pressure system from the east, accompanied by an extension of an upper air low pressure that affects the weather conditions.
Light rain began to fall at 2:30 pm on Marbad, Fujairah, and along areas in Ras Al Khaimah, and Saa’ area in the city of Al Ain, while it was light to medium and heavy on Kalba-Sharjah road, according to the NCM.
Al Jazeera area in Al Dhafra Region recorded the country’s lowest temperature on Tuesday morning that was 23.3ºC at 6:30 am, while the highest was 42.1ºC in Suwaihan area, Al Ain, the NCM said.
The National Center of Meteorology called for caution while driving during rain and the lack of horizontal visibility, caused by winds that raise dust, advising public to stay away from places of water gathering and the surface run-offs.
The NCM also indicated that the weather on Wednesday would be fair to partly cloudy and hazy at times, with a chance of some rainy convective clouds formation eastward and southward by afternoon.
“Humid by night and Thursday morning over some coastal and internal areas. Light to moderate southeasterly and northeasterly becoming northwesterly winds, freshening at times with the clouds causing blowing dust and sand, with a speed of 15 – 25, reaching 40 kilometres/ hour. The sea will be slight in the Arabian Gulf and in the Oman Sea,” the NCM said.
It further noted that the weather on Thursday would be fair to partly cloudy and hazy at times, with a probability of some convective clouds formation eastward by afternoon.
It continued, “Humid by night and Friday morning over some coastal and internal areas.
Seven of the victims died in the Batinah region of Oman, the National Committee for Emergency Management said without giving details. More people are missing, it added.
The National Centre of Meteorology has warned residents over poor visibility, and urged motorists to drive carefully and within the speed limit.
On Saturday, rain lashed separate areas of the country and fog blanketed these areas. The rain started at 8am, as a result of the extension of a shallow air depression, accompanied by a weak air depression in the upper atmosphere, which resulted in instability of the weather conditions.
Congress state President Nana Patole said that the new evidence like demands of Rs250m bribe to release Aryan Khan, has raised "big questions on the role of NCB" and sought a high-level enquiry into the matter.
The flight, operated by Go First, took off for Sharjah at 6:30pm from Srinagar and landed at Sharjah International Airport at 9:30pm UAE time. The flight revives direct air link between the Kashmir Valley and the UAE after 11 years.
In the first case, which took place at 5:00pm, there were 3 Asians, two of whom were rescued while the third, 29, drowned. In the second case, which took place at 6:00pm, an Arab, 30, drowned and was transported by the national ambulance to the Khalifa Hospital..
According to Colonel Saleh Al Dhanhani, Director of the Traffic and Patrols Department at Fujairah Police, the accident took place around 7:30am on Sunday when a man dropped his son identified as ASA opposite the private school where he was studying.