Rains across UAE today; high winds forecast


By Bindu Rai  www.emirates247.com

Update: The UAE’s weather bureau has confirmed Dubai, Sharjah and parts of the Northern Emirates experienced rainfall in the early hours of Monday.

Eager residents also took to social media to report of light drizzle in parts of Deira, Dubai Marina, Emirates Hills, Jebel Ali and parts of Sharjah, posting pictures of raindrops on their car windshield.

Earlier: It was forecasted the UAE was to receive showers across the country today (Monday), with the country’s weather centre also warning of high winds that may reduce horizontal visibility across parts.

The National Centre for Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) also reiterated its marine warning for the next two days, with rough seas causing waves of 12 feet at times.

“The cloud cover over the previous few days could lead to rainfall across the UAE on Monday morning, especially in the northern part of the country, including Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah and Sharjah,” an NCMS spokesperson told ‘Emirates24|7’. More info