Sunday Brief: From UAE Rain Forecast To Emirates Flight Detour To Boston, 7 UAE Updates For You

Here's your UAE Updates for the day!

by Deeplata Garde
Sunday Brief: From UAE Rain Forecast To Emirates Flight Detour To Boston, 7 UAE Updates For You

When you open your phone or laptop, you’re flashed by an array of news. Trending, exclusive and so many more words are now a part of our daily lives! So do we soak in all the incidents that happen every day? Possibly not, given the speed of the internet to spread and discard news is quicker than a forest fire. We have a compilation of trending news from UAE for today! So here are the 7 updates from UAE you can have a look at!

Sunday Brief: 7 Trending Updates From The UAE

1. Granddaughter Of The Famous Jewelry Brand, Popley Gets Hitched On Flight


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Dubai, the glittering jewel of the Middle East, witnessed a remarkable celebration as Vidhi Popley, daughter of the renowned UAE-based businessman Dilip Popley, joined hands with Hridesh Sainani in an extraordinary wedding ceremony. The event unfolded aboard a modified 747 aircraft, creating an ethereal atmosphere for the 350 esteemed guests on the evening of Friday, November 24.

2. Burj Khalifa Turns Blue To Announce The New Metro Line

The heart of Dubai’s skyline, the majestic Burj Khalifa, paid homage to this union by adorning itself in a brilliant blue hue, illuminating the night. As a symbol of the city’s grandeur, the skyscraper displayed the words ‘Dubai Metro Blue Line’ in both English and Arabic, signaling a significant development. The emirate is set to invest Dh18 billion in the extension of the Dubai Metro, aptly named the ‘Blue Line,’ promising enhanced connectivity and modernization.

3. Emirates Flight EK210’s Detour To Boston Due To Technical Spot

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An Emirates flight destined for Dubai from Newark Liberty International Airport faced an unexpected twist as it was diverted to Boston on a Saturday due to a technical fault. Passengers aboard Emirates flight EK210, originally bound for Dubai via Athens, found themselves in Boston due to the unforeseen circumstances. However, the airline swiftly rebooked the affected travelers on the next available flights. Flight tracker data reveals that EK210 is currently en route to Athens and is anticipated to touch down at Dubai International Airport just past midnight on November 26.

4. Sharjah Architecture Triennial 2023: Indian Artists Attracts With Architectural Marvels

In a tribute to India’s diverse culture, the Hunnarshala Foundation, with Aabhat and Aina, presents the Back to the Future project. Located in Bhuj, the Hunnarshala Foundation showcases ‘bhunga houses,’ mud structures from Kutch, Gujarat. Within Al Qasimiyah School, Back to the Future features ‘The Colour of My Home.’ This film depicts survivors of the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots rebuilding not just homes but lives, showcasing resilience and determination.

5. UAE’s NCM Alerts Residents For Heavy Rainfall, Thunderstorm

During the afternoon on Saturday, heavy rainfall with lightning occurred in Fujairah and internal regions of Sharjah. At 1:15 pm, there was a record of moderate rain in Al Marmoon, Dubai. The National Center of Meteorology in the UAE issued a weather alert in yellow and orange, predicting rainy and cloudy weather conditions across different parts of the UAE for the entire day.

6. Ras Al Khaimah Secures 4th Spot In Global Ranking For Living and Working

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Ras Al Khaimah, part of the UAE, secures the top spot among Gulf countries and ranks fourth globally among the best cities for living and working in 2023, as per InterNations’ recent survey. Excelling in key areas such as Quality of Life, Ease of Settling In, Working Abroad, Personal Finance, and the Expatriate Essentials Index covering digital life, administration, housing, and language, Ras Al Khaimah’s recognition reinforces its global appeal. This premier destination offers an exceptional expatriate experience, showcasing the UAE’s prominence on the international stage.

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7. Dubai Fitness Challenge Releases An AI Video Of Runners In A Vehicle

Dubai Fitness Challenge uploaded an AI Video of the Dubai streets being taken by Running enthusiasts for the Dubai Run. The twist was the runners were on treadmills in a moving vehicle. Dubai Fitness Challenge tagged Nissan Dubai and Arabian Automobiles for this campaign

That’s it for today! We will be back shortly with a new set of trends from the UAE.

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