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 NCM has warned of the formation of fog and lack of visibility, appealing to motorists to exercise precautions to preserve the public safety.
Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology said the heavy rains are expected to weaken by late Tuesday or early Wednesday but warned isolated thunderstorms may still generate localised heavy falls triggering flash floods.
Some regions of the country on Saturday witnessed rains of different intensity, because of the state being affected by a surface atmospheric depression extending from the Red Sea. It had also affected the southern Arabian Peninsula, while accompanied by an air depression in the upper atmosphere coming from the northwest, the National Centre of Meteorology said.
The city, located in the central province of Hadramawt, is best known for its mud-brick structures and more than 360 mosques including Al Mehdar, which has the tallest minaret in the country.
Light rain began at 2:30 pm on Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Road towards Ras Al Khaimah, on Al Hamra Island, and on Teiba and Al Khalebiya in Fujairah, the NCM added.
Several areas of the UAE witnessed rains on Saturday due to a weak surface pressure accompanied by an extension of an air depression in the upper atmosphere.
Violent winds of more than 100 kilometres per hour (60 miles per hour) blasted the central city of Wuhan on Friday night. Six people died and more than 200 were injured, authorities said, adding that around 30 homes had collapsed.
It also caused huge damage to Kerala’s coastal areas where dozens of homes were washed away and hundreds of villagers took shelter in camps. The authorities said Kerala will receive heavy rains for two more days, though its intensity will weaken by Sunday.
Cyclone Tauktae — India's first major tropical storm this season — is moving northwards in parallel with the country's western coast, bringing heavy rains, thunderstorms and strong winds to several states, the meteorological department said.