Light rain began on Marabt area in Fujairah at 2:30pm and turned heavy on a Maidaq area in Fujairah, while it was moderate on Fali in Sharjah and heavy on Souq Al Juma’a and separate areas in Fujairah. It was light on areas in the city of Al Ain, the NCM said.
Various parts in the country on Wednesday witnessed active to strong winds blowing at a speed of 50 km / h and suspended dust and sand, leading to poor horizontal visibility at times. The winds started at exactly 10am and lasted for 8 hours, which led to a decline in the horizontal visibility of less than 50 metres at times over the inland and coastal areas.
The lowest temperature recorded over the country on Saturday morning was 18.9°C in Jebel Jais (Ras Al Khaimah ) at 3.15am local time
Strong winds pounded Nantong, a town of 8 million on the north bank of the Yangtze River, accompanied by hailstones the size of large marbles, according to the website Toutiao.com.
Strong and dust-stirring southerly to south-easterly winds at 40 km/h blew on various parts of the UAE on Thursday, causing horizontal visibility to drop to less than 3,000 metres sometimes in some inland areas for 7 hours.
On Sunday, separate areas of the country experienced strong northwesterly to westerly winds, at a speed of 50km/h, especially at sea. The winds were dust stirring and resulted in a decrease in horizontal visibility to less than 3,000 metres at times over the open areas, especially the north and east.