UAE rains: public safety alert issued. Motorists are advised to drive carefully and follow instructions provided by authorities
22 November 2023, 12:00 AM
31 December 2023, 12:00 AM
Many residents woke up to the roar of thunder and heavy rains on Friday morning, after cloudy skies and forecasts of rainfall on Thursday evening.
Early morning rain in the UAE has caused a bit of trouble for residents, disrupting their morning routine and making it a bit challenging for them. Water has logged on several roads, making it difficult for people to get around with their cars, causing inconvenience for those who usually drive to work.
Many schools in Dubai went online due to heavy rains and thunderstorms. School heads sent out emails to parents early in the day, informing them about the switch to distance learning.
Phones flashed warnings as Dubai Police sent out an alert to residents.
Motorists are advised to drive carefully and follow instructions provided by the authority.
The National Centre of Meteorology put out orange and yellow alerts throughout the country warning residents of hazardous weather in the case of outdoor activities.
Heavy rains and lightning took over other emirates of the country as well.