Flooded street in Dubai following heavy rains, on April 19, 2024. Image Credit: AFP

Dubai Police has urged owners of the vehicles stalled on Dubai roads during the heavy rainfall and waterlogging last week to quickly remove them from the roads.

The torrential rains and consequent severe waterlogging on many of the roads across the UAE have caused many cars to break down in the middle of the road. Many owners were forced to abandon their vehicles hoping to retrieve the vehicles once the situation eased.

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"Dubai Police urges vehicle owners to promptly relocate their parked vehicles from the streets and roads, so that they can restore the smooth flow of traffic," the social media post on X said.

“We thank all motorists for their cooperation in bolstering traffic safety and security,” it added.