Weather alert in UAE as rain, thunderstorm lashes parts of the country

 khaleejtimes.com  03/29/2020 21:50:49  3  Staff Reporter/Dubai

Staff Reporter/Dubai

Filed on March 29, 2020
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Police issue advisory for motorists.

Rain of different intensity hit Abu Dhabi and other parts of UAE on Sunday, with forecast of more showers on Monday.

Moderate to light rain fell over Abu Dhabi, suburbs, western region of Al Dhafra and Ruwais, eastern areas of Al Ain and Sweihan, Al Barsha in Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah and other parts.

Abu Dhabi Police urged motorists to be cautious during rainy weather conditions.

"Motorists should exercise caution due to the rainy weather and follow the revised speed limits displayed on electronic information boards."

#Urgent | #AbuDhabiPolice call on motorists to exercise caution due to the rainy weather and to follow the changing speed limits displayed on electronic information boards. Drive Safely.#StayHome

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The National Center of Meteorology alerted residents to brace for windy Monday with chances of scattered rain.

Waves of up to 10 feet to hit UAE shores.

"It will be dusty and cloudy with a chance of rain during daytime especially northward and eastward. There will be thunder and lightning at times. Also, temperature will decrease.

"Expect moderate to fresh winds and strong reaching 55km/h at times over the sea, blowing dust and sand will lead to reduced visibility. Sea will be rough to very rough in the Arabian Gulf and rough in Oman Sea.

"It will be humid by Monday night. There is probability of fog formation on Tuesday morning," the NCM said its forecast.

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