Weather Update: Storm Alert Issued For Abu Dhabi And Dubai

by Vaishnavi Venkataraman
Weather Update: Storm Alert Issued For Abu Dhabi And Dubai

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weather warning has been issued by the National Centre for Meteorology, until 6:00 pm today. Temperatures will drop significantly with potential flash flooding across Dubai and Abu Dhabi over the weekend.

What’s It?

The UAE woke up to a cloudy weather this morning, and forecasters have warned that it might worsen over the weekend. The National Centre for Meteorology has issued a weather warning until 6:00 pm today. Residents can expect a significant drop in temperatures along with potential flash flooding in various parts of the UAE.

Meanwhile, satellite images also show a thick layer of cloud blanketing the entire country, indicating heavy rain, accompanied by thunder and lightning. .

The Dubai police have warned  motorists to reduce speed on the road as rain and dust storms will reduce visibility to less than 2 kilometres.

The unsettled weather condition is expected to travel well into the weekend. Heavy rains accompanied by hail, thunder and even flash floods are expected from Friday to Sunday. Residents can also expect harsh winds with reduced visibility.