Heavy rains lash UAE, authorites issue ‘unsettled climate’ warning


Heavy rains lash UAE: Schools have shifted to on-line lessons and authorities staff have been requested to do business from home.

Authorities within the United Arab Emirates have urged residents to remain at dwelling after massive elements of the area have been lashed by torrential rain, hail and thunderstorms on Tuesday. 

Schools have shifted to on-line lessons and authorities staff have been requested to do business from home. The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) has requested residents of Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah they put together themselves for unsettled climate circumstances over the subsequent 48 hours, with heavy rainfall anticipated in these areas until Wednesday, Khaleej Times reported as we speak.

“There is not only a likelihood of significant rainfall but also a possibility of hailstorms in places like Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, and other emirates,” National Centre of Meteorology professional, Ahmed Habib mentioned.

The authority additionally suggested individuals to park their automobiles at protected and elevated places away from flood-prone areas.

Heavy to average rain, thunder and lightning have been seen throughout the UAE on Monday evening and Adverse climate circumstances are anticipated to proceed into Wednesday morning, with convective clouds that carry rainfall and lightning forming over coastal areas – significantly within the north and east of the nation, the climate division predicted. 

The climate bureau has reported average to heavy rain over Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Fujairah, Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah. Several roads have been flooded as a result of continued rainfall and flights cancelled and delayed at Dubai International Airport.

According to Gulf News, Dubai Tram service have been disrupted, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) posted on its social media account. Traffic disruptions have been reported because of street cave-ins as a result of heavy rains in Ras Al Khaimah, Al Ain, Al Qou amongst others. 

The UAE Football Association confirmed that every one matches in ‘native competitions’ scheduled for Tuesday have been referred to as off due to the storms lashing a lot of the UAE.

Heavy rain, thunder, and lightning affected most elements of the UAE, inflicting colleges and workplaces to perform remotely as we speak.

On Monday Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, took to his X account to announce that personal colleges in Dubai will swap to distance studying and authorities departments within the emirate will work remotely.

“Due to upcoming weather conditions, we have instructed all Dubai Government entities and private schools to work remotely on Tuesday, April 16,” he posted on X.

Other nations within the Gulf area have been battered by storms in current days, inflicting lethal flooding and main disruption. At least 14 individuals died, together with 9 youngsters, in flash flooding in Oman with emergency groups rescuing two stranded individuals alive amid heavy downpours, the National News reported.

Heavy rain has prompted flooding on roads in Bahrain’s capital Manama, whereas Kuwait is braced for potential storms as we speak. Saudi Arabia can be making ready for storms till Wednesday.

Oman authorities have additionally issued alerts for residents.”The same low-pressure system influencing Oman is also impacting the UAE. 

However, due to differing topographies, the intensity varies. Oman features extensive Hajar mountain ranges spanning from North to South, resulting in more cloud cover and rainfall compared to the UAE,” in keeping with National Centre of Meteorology professional, Ahmed Habib.

“Residents, particularly motorists, should exercise caution as there is a possibility of heavy rainfall and waterlogging. Flooding is expected in the Wadi area, with potential landslides occurring in the northern and eastern regions near the mountains,” he mentioned.

Concurrently, the Ras Al Khaimah Emergency, Crisis, and Disaster Team has determined to implement distant studying for colleges over two days, particularly on Tuesday and Wednesday, as a result of anticipated climate circumstances.

Moreover, the RAK Public Services Department has introduced the short-term closure of all parks and seashores throughout the metropolis till additional discover. 

(This story has not been edited by DNA employees and is revealed from ANI)

Nilesh Desai
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