Dubai: Twitter has been abuzz with fantastic rain images taken in the UAE and from across the Gulf. Followers of have been tweeting their pictures of rain and wet weather from across the region.

Tweet us the reason you love it when it rains in the UAE, including the hashtag and we will retweet the best answers. Here is a selection of our favourite Twitter rain pictures:

tweets it makes me feel I am back home in my Gods own Country

shared this great picture with us, taken in Dubai.

shared the picture above, tweeting ' in , again, seems like it's time to buy an finally... my raindrops pic'

tweeted this creative panorama view of a cloud-covered Dubai.

shared 'My contribution to messages. '


tweeted this picture while 'Wading through the streets outside Mall of Emirates'.

tweets this arty shot along with the words 'and the continues unabated in

tweeted this great shot and said 'Rain in JLT and Marina viewed through Emirates Golf Club'.

tweeted this image with the hashtag

shared with us a 'Flooded Media City ... Dubai definitely not prepared for such rains'

sent us this image taken in

also embraced a creative side with this shot taken in

tweeted 'Emaar Square in all its glory!' along with this shot.

took this picture in Muscat.

shared this shot with us along with the tweet 'raining in Abu Dhabi so cool ;)'

tweeted this picture with the hashtags , ,