The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) has issued weather alerts in some parts of the UAE, urging motorists and residents to remain cautious.
Some valleys and reefs in Thadiq Governorate, north of Riyadh, witnessed a rise in the water level, as well as the Ushaiger Governorate, northwest of Riyadh.
Shahbaz Sharif visited flood-affected areas in Balochistan, and promised in a televised speech financial support to those who have lost their homes in the floods. The fatalities raised the overall death toll from rain-related incidents to 478...
From the Arctic to the Tibetan Plateau, rain water is ‘unsafe to drink’ under current PFAS guidelines.
The lowest temperature of 24.9 degrees Celsius was registered on Jebel Jais in Ras Al Khaimah at 12:15 midnight, while the highest temperature of 47:4 degrees Celsius was registered in Suwaihan in Al Ain city at 2:15pm local time.
The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) has stated that the weather conditions that prevailed in the country over the past four days have now reversed, adding that rainclouds are expected to continue to be formed and temperatures to rise gradually by four to five degrees Celsius over the upcoming days.
Some areas in the mountainous region are still inaccessible following flooding that turned roads into rivers, washed out bridges, swept away houses and killed at least 26 people. Poor cell phone service is also complicating rescue efforts.
The Omani Meteorological Department said that parts of the mountainous areas in the governorates of Al Buraimi, Al Dhahirah, Al Dakhiliyah, North and South Batinah witnessed rain of varying intensity that led to flooded valleys.
The emirate had braced up to address this anticipated summer deluge, by monitoring potential risks and reviewing federal response plans, to ensure the readiness of emergency crews and mechanisms, and spread awareness and safety tips.