Weather warning issued as heavy rain falls in Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Fujairah

Weather warning issued in north-west with showers expected until about 9pm and further rain forecasdt

Heavy rain hits the UAE

Heavy rain hits the UAE
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A weather warning has been issued by the National Centre of Meteorology after heavy rain fell across parts of the UAE on Monday.

An orange weather warning is in place for parts of the north-west.

Showers were reported throughout Abu Dhabi including in Shakhbout, Madinat Al Riyad, Zayed Port and Saadiyat Island.

On Monday, Abu Dhabi Police warned motorists to drive carefully in the rain.

“Abu Dhabi Police call on motorists to exercise caution due to the rainy weather and to follow the changing speed limits displayed on electronic information boards. Drive Safely,” it wrote on X, formerly Twitter.

The showers came after heavy rainfall across the UAE on Sunday.

A yellow alert was issued by the NCM in other parts of the country including Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah urging people to be vigilant if going outside.

Heavy rain was also reported in Fujairah, with the NCM issuing an update over the weather in the Al Halah region of the emirate.

Sharjah recorded some rainfall on Monday afternoon.

The wet weather is expected to last until about 9pm on Monday, according to the latest update.

More rain is expected throughout the week, in particular in coastal, northern and eastern areas on Tuesday and Wednesday, according to the NCM.

The rain will continue in eastern areas, as well as spreading to some western parts on Thursday.

Fujairah is forecast for throughout Tuesday and Wednesday according to the weather tracking website

The same website also forecast that rain would fall in Ras Al Khaimah on Wednesday.

Updated: November 06, 2023, 6:13 PM