Fujairah: A 70-year-old Emirati man died in Al  Ghob mountains in Dibba, Al Fujairah on Wednesday afternoon of a suspected "heat stroke", according to Fujairah police.

Brigadier Mohammad Ganem Al Kaabi, Commander-in-Chief of Fujairah Police, said that the man used to roam in the mountains on early mornings and come home after a while.

On Wednesday morning, he did not show up at home as usual and his family went out to look for him. 

Some family members found the elderly man's motionless body lying on the ground.

The family reported the incident to police operation room a round 1pm.

Brig. Al Kaabi attributed his death to the "high temperature".

He urged the public to avoid going out in the summer or working under the sun for a long stretch of time because of changes in weather conditions may put their health at risk.