UAE traffic: Three accidents delay motorists in Dubai

Rainfall creates tailbacks in several areas

Traffic congestion in Dubai due to rainfall.  Satish Kumar / The National
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Accidents were reported on three busy Dubai thoroughfares on Wednesday morning.

Congestion built up on several roads in the emirate following rainfall during the early hours as commuters headed to work.

Two accidents stalled traffic on Emirates Road near Khawaneej and Oud Metha exits and on Ras Al Khor.

Traffic disruptions were reported in Abu Dhabi on Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan street after the Yas interchange and on Sultan Bin Zayed Street near Dhafeer Street, and in Sharjah on the Maliha Kalba road near the Tawi Matraq area, near the National Paints Factory area and Industrial Area 11.


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