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Rain hits parts of the UAE

More rain and unsettled weather expected in the emirates, forecasters say

  • Vehicles drive through rain on Al Dhaid road.Image Credit: Arshad Ali/Gulf News
  • Monday morning rain greets motorists on Shaikh Zayed Road in Dubai. Image Credit: Naveen Menon/Gulf News reader
  • Motorists face slow moving traffic on an exit towards Emirates Road as rain falls in Dubai on Monday morning.Image Credit: Florence Pia G. Yu/Gulf News
  • Gulf News reader Naveen Menon captures on camera a cloudy Monday morning on Shaikh Zayed Road. Image Credit: Naveen Menon/Gulf News Reader
  • Gulf News reader Andrea Alvares took this photo of a cloudy Monday morning on her way to Dubai Media City. RaiImage Credit: Andrea Alvares/Gulf News Reader
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Dubai: Rain fell in parts of the country on Monday morning, reducing road visibility.

Slow-moving traffic was reported on Al Khail Road, Business Bay Crossing, Shaikh Zayed Road and other key roads in Dubai.

Traffic jams were also reported in exits from International City and Discovery Gardens. 

At least two car collisions slowed down traffic on the Dubai-Al Ain Road, a motorist told Gulf News.

In Sharjah, it rained overnight, with light showers on Monday morning. Motorists reported slow-moving traffic on the Sharjah Ring Road, and towards the Airport Tunnel.

Motorists heading towards Abu Dhabi also reported traffic jams and waterlogged roads.

The Dubai Metreological office said there are chances of more rain throughout the morning, with an unsettled weather expected to continue throughout the day.

The weather will be partly cloudy in the afternoon, and in the next few days, according to the weather bureau.

The maximum temperature is expected to hit 23 degrees Celcius, dropping to 18 degrees Celcius on Monday night.

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