The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) on Wednesday recorded the lowest temperature in the area. The NCM said, “The lowest temperature recorded over the country this morning was 1.9°C in Raknah at 07:15 UAE local.”
The NWS said, “Coldest day in over a decade in Juneau as the airport dropped to a frigid - 20°C! Back here at the Juneau Forecast Office, the temperature has dropped to -25°C…”
The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) confirmed the calving on Friday, saying their research base - which sits inland on the floating ice shelf - is not considered likely to be affected.
Light to moderate rain started to fall on Al Qariyah and Qirat in Fujairah, while light rain fell on Al Faseel, Sakamkam , Yabsa, and Wadi Al Ajili in Ras Al-Khaimah. Weshah area in Sharjah was lashed by light rains.
The year 2020 was among the three hottest on record, the other two being 2016 and 2019, as per the UN’s science agency. The finding is ‘another stark reminder of the relentless pace of climate change,’ said the UN chief.
The National Centre of Meteorology called on the public to take caution during the rainfall on the eastern areas and to stay away from large puddles and flooded valleys
Authorities estimated there were at least 600 injuries so far, and Little Rock police were transporting people to hospitals as there were not enough ambulances to respond, according to local media outlet KTHV.
A tornado touched down in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, on Saturday as a powerful storm system brought intense rain and powerful winds to the state, overturning cars, damaging homes and snapping tree branches.
Moderate to heavy rains and hail fell on separate areas of Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah and Sharjah. The rains caused the valleys in Wadi Al Qor, Masafi and Dafta in Ras Al Khaimah to be flooded.
Jabal Jais in Ras Al Khaimah recorded the lowest temperature of 1.9°C at 4:15 am on Sunday. Jabal Al Rahba in RAK also recorded 4.2°C. and Jabal Mabrah recorded 4.6 °C, while Rukna in the city of Al Ain in Abu Dhabi, recorded 6.7°C.