UAE: Some areas of Dubai are experiencing dusty, partly cloudy weather, and heavy rain in Al Ain
On Monday afternoon, the eastern areas of the UAE were struck by strong winds and heavy rain. The Met Office reports that Al Ain in Abu Dhabi and Lehbab in Dubai saw various rain intensities.
The National Centre of Meteorology issues an orange and yellow weather advisory indicating the development of convective clouds in and around Al Ain, which typically resemble stacked cotton balls.
They also included a safety alert telling UAE citizens to take measures as strong winds and cloud development were anticipated.
Around 4.30 p.m., residents of Dubai noticed dust storms in several places.
The NCM stated in their weekly forecast that tomorrow, June 20, further rain is anticipated in the areas surrounding Al Ain and Fujairah.
This week, the UAE is also predicted to experience more dusty conditions.
recorded over the country today is 45.3°C in Raknah (Al Ain) at 14:45 UAE Local Time.
On Monday evening, light to heavy rain fell in several areas of the UAE. To prevent any incidents, the National Centre for Meteorology (NCM) recommended the people to use caution while it was raining.
The centre reports that after a cloud development in the late afternoon, rains were seen in several areas of Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Sharjah. Margham in Dubai and some eastern Sharjah neighbourhoods reportedly had heavy rainfall that caused flooded streets and wadis.
"Precautions should be taken during the heavy convective cloud activity over some eastern and internal areas that is accompanied by rainfall and strong descending wind. Strong gusts might make loose objects and fragile structures dangerous and impair horizontal visibility, the centre warned in a tweet.