Sharjah Police said six men sustained injuries when they came crashing down in separate places after the rope of their parachutes snapped due to high winds late on Saturday. Image Credit: Screengrab / Instagram

Sharjah: Six men were taken to the Khor Fakkan hospital after the rope of their parachutes snapped due to high winds on Saturday.

Sharjah Police said the men sustained injuries when they came crashing down in separate places after the rope of their parachutes snapped.

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Rainfall averaged between moderate and heavy in Fujairah, Khorfakkan and areas on the East Coast.

High winds accompanied the rain and temperatures were significantly lower than normal while the sky remained overcast.

Sharjah and Fujairah police urged drivers to be careful and not to take photographs while driving due to heavy rains in the eastern regions.

Police urged residents of the areas to avoid the seas and take precautions for their safety.

The new Sharjah-Khor Fakkan road
The new Sharjah-Khor Fakkan road. Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/Gulf News

Meanwhile, an official from the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) told Gulf News that the rains were not related to the Maha cyclone. He said the NCM had earlier announced that the cyclone would not impact the UAE.