The highest temperature in the UAE was recorded at 48.4°C in Bada Dafas, Al Dhafra Area at 15:45pm, while lowest temperature in the country, was recorded at 23.8°C at Jabal Al Haban in Fujairah at 1:30am.
Heavy to moderate rain was experienced in several areas of the UAE on Thursday, bringing the mercury down by a few notches. Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Ajman, Sharjah, and Dubai witnessed heavy rain.
Heavy rain was witnessed in several areas of the UAE on Wednesday, bringing down the temperature by a few notches. Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah, and Dibba — Masafi
The NCM also advised people to stay away from flooded valleys. The lowest temperature of 24.4˚C was recorded at 02:30am local time on Monday in Ras Ghanada in Abu Dhabi, while the highest temperature of 49.1˚C was recorded in Abu Dhabi.
The UAE’s weather body, National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) said heavy rain over Khatm Al Shiklah in Al Ain, Lehbab and Murqquab in Dubai.
Light rain began at 5:00 pm on Shoka area in Ras Al Khaimah, while it was medium on Khudira in Sharjah and light to medium on Meliha-Khudira Road, and on Al Watan Road towards Al Qour area in Ras Al Khaimah, the NCM reported.
Al Ain, Ajman, Sharjah, Umm Al Quwain, and Dubai experienced heavy rainfall on Saturday.
Water scarcity and drought are one of the damaging effects of climate change. In fact, the United Nations warned in a report earlier this year that the two setbacks are set to wreak damage on a scale to rival the COVID-19 pandemic with risks growing
Moderate rains fell on Al Shuhada Road in Ras Al Khaimah, and on Al Kharos in Sharjah. Jebel Jais in RAK recorded the lowest temperature over the country, 13.3°C on Saturday at 03:15am.
The NCM has conducted 10 cloud seeding missions, since the beginning of weather fluctuations on last Thursday, (Nov.4), until Monday with 2-3 hours per mission, covering most areas to ensure fall of larger amount of rain on the country.