June sandstorm and rain warnings in UAE
Sandstorms, rain, and falling temperatures are expected to hit the UAE Thursday.
Sandstorms, rain, and falling temperatures are expected to hit the UAE Thursday, national news agency WAM reported.
The National Center for Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) warned motorists to take extra care due to the reduced visibility caused by dust storms kicked up by unusually windy conditions over night.
Rain is also expected along the west coast of the country, along with a decrease in temperatures. It also warned seafarers of rough conditions across the Arabian Gulf overnight.
In April 2015 thick dust clouds filled the air across big parts of the UAE, causing hazardous driving conditions, and severe disruption to air traffic at Dubai’s airports.
‘Ruba’ to hit Saudi bringing rain, sandstormThe General Presidency of Meteorology and Environment Protection expected the continuation of these rains during the coming days. The rains will ... Reports
Incredible footages of sandstorm choking MideastAn nonseasonal sandstorm swept across the Mideast on Tuesday, blanketing Beirut and Damascus, causing the deaths of at least five people and sending ... Reports
Unseasonal sandstorm hits Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and IsraelThe storm also hit Jordan and Israel. In Jordan, schools around the country shut down or cut their days short Middle East
UAE sandstorm disrupts air traffic in Dubai: airportMany flights coming into Dubai from South Asia, Iran and the GCC have been delayed or cancelled Aviation & Transport