Rain hits UAE: Motorists told to drive cautiously
Rain coupled with thunderstorms and lightning lashed various parts of the country on Thursday morning.
The National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) has warned people of unstable weather, including cloudy skies. Residents and motorists have been warned to be attentive and cautious as weather conditions may cause a drop in visibility and roads may become slippery.
The NCMS warned seafarers in the Arabian Gulf and Gulf of Oman to exercise extra caution as severe disturbances were expected at sea.
The centre also called on motorists to be cautious on the roads as low visibility is expected and asked people to refrain from venturing into wadis which are prone to flash flooding.
It also predicted unstable weather on Thursday and Friday. The centre called on people, especially those living in areas that are exposed to heavy rain and strong winds, to be cautious.
Global Village management has taken the decision to close Global Village in order to assure its visitors safety.