Rain showers finally reach Dubai


By Janice Ponce de Leon, Staff Reporter  www.gulfnews.com

Dubai: The first rain showers of the season — albeit just a few drops — signalled the approaching winter has finally arrived in the city.

After a day which saw rain forecast but never arrive, Dubai residents awoke to overcast skies and light rain on Thursday morning.

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2 2Varying volumes of rainfall were expected across the UAE on Thursday, ranging from light to heavy at times, especially along the coast and in the northern areas of the country, the national weather bureau said on Wednesday.

Dr Ahmad Habib, a forecaster at the National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology, told Gulf News that the chance of precipitation for rain throughout the UAE on Thursday was 70-75 per cent. More ifo and photos