Sand Storm Sweeps Across the UAE; Residents Have Been Alerted
Residents in the UAE have been alerted about rains following the stand storm
UAE woke up to a rather sandy morning today. The air was filled with dust and the heat was overbearing to say the least. Following what unfolded this morning, residents have been warned to take caution as the heavy winds are causing a sand storm, resulting in very poor visibility on the roads.
According to a weather alert, this will continue until Thursday evening. The report also states that certain parts of the country may even experience rainfall today. “Clouds may increase over the eastern area in the afternoon on Thursday, with the possibility of rainfall in these areas. Temperatures may also decrease.” The NCMS further stated the forecast for today is partly cloudy and dusty. "Temperatures tend to decrease over the western coast, fresh winds [are] expected with periods of blowing dust/sand. Rough sea conditions in the Arabian Gulf and moderate in Oman sea,” the report said. Due to the latter warning, beachgoers and residents are advised to be cautious while swimming today in various beaches in the region.
The Dubai Police have also issued a warning to motorists