The rain resulted in a significant decrease in temperatures and waterlogging in the main roundabouts and streets.
On Thursday afternoon, rains lashed Wadi Buraq area, near the town of Shawka, about 90km south of Ras Al Khaimah.
The rain was experienced in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Fuiajrah, and some areas of Sharjah.
The incessant rain started around midnight and continued till Friday afternoon inundating the low-lying areas that impacted informal settlements on roads and underpasses. Many cars and two-wheelers were found submerged.
The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) said in a series of tweet, “Heavy rain was witnessed in Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah and some areas of Sharjah.”
The rain began on Thawban and Al Haniyah in Fujairah, Raq-Suhaila, Khudaira, Al Batayh and Nizwi in Sharjah, Manama in Ajman, and Al Ghail and Azen in Ras Al Khaimah.
The Raining Street will have a boulevard setting filled with street cafe, casual dining restaurants, retail outlets, fashion and souvenir shops. It will also host as many as 51 year-round European festivals that will enthral local and international tourists.
According to reports from the UAE National Center for Metrology, the highest temperature recorded in the country on Sunday was 51º Celcius in Mezaira at 12:45pm.
The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) said, “Moderate to heavy rain over Um Ghafa, Khatam Al Shaklah, Al-Dhahir and nearby areas in Al Ain was experienced.