UAE issues strong winds and thunderstorm alert

The UAE’s weather forecasters have issued an alert that strong winds, thunderstorms and 48 hours of rain are expected across the country, from Wednesday onwards.

UAE expecting severe weather conditions.

UAE expecting severe weather conditions. Image by Abdulla Al Muhairi / CC BY 2.0

The winds are likely to produce sandstorms and low visibility. The UAE’s National Center for Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) also warned that the Gulf seas would be rough and that members of the public taking part in outdoor activities should take extra care. Read more: arabianbusiness.com

Abu Dhabi in the UAE, one of many countries celebrating Eid al-Fitr. Image by Shenli Leong / CC BY 2.0

Abu Dhabi expecting thunder storms. Image by Shenli Leong / CC BY 2.0

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