Light rain lashed scattered areas of Sharjah and Al Ain while moderate rains lashed the Zayed City in Al Dhafra region and on the island of Abu Dhabi, Bahia, Mussafah, scattered areas of Abu Dhabi and Al Barsha in Dubai. Heavy rains with thunder lashed Jebel Ali in Dubai.
Light to medium rains lashed separate areas of the UAE on Sunday as a result of shallow air depression in the north and east and a high air extension in the west, accompanied by an extension of an air depression in the upper layers of the atmosphere.
Light to moderate rain due to the formation of convective clouds continued for the second consecutive day on Monday in various parts of the country. Rain lasted for almost 7 hours from 11:00 am until 6:00 pm.
Light rain started falling at midday in Al Ain’s Khatm Al-Shakla, while moderate to heavy rain fell on Al Ain-Abu Dhabi road.
Light rain started on Abu Al Abyad Island in Abu Dhabi, light to moderate rains slashed the west of Umm Al Zamoul, Abu Dhabi Island, and heavy rain fell on the Yas-Abu Dhabi road, and Riyadh and Mohammed Bin Zayed City.
The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) called on the public to exercise caution during heavy rain and strong winds over some eastern areas, which may cause solid objects to fly and horizontal visibility to become lower.
The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) called on motorists to take caution under the low horizontal visibility caused by the rainfall.
The UAE Ministry of Interior urged motorists to exercise caution in the streets and abide by the traffic laws.
Measures have been taken, including dispatching traffic patrols and coordinating with partners to ensure traffic safety.
The weather in the United Arab Emirates has now become so loveable and pleasant with the pouring rain in a chilly winter season (“Hailstorm and rain lash UAE, temperature drops significantly across the country,” Jan. 26, Gulf Today website). According to the report, heavy rain lashed several areas of the UAE on Wednesday