Watch: Heavy rain lashes UAE

Residents are advised to avoid wadis, with more rainfall expected for next 48 hours

Dubai: Rain of different levels of intensity lashed parts of Ras Al Khaimah on Monday afternoon.

Heavy rain pounded Tawiyen and Wadi Kafoof at around 4pm on Monday, while Showka received light showers. Forecasters said the showers resulted from low pressure in the surface air and low pressure in the upper layer, causing cloud formation associated with rain.

Heavy rain, accompanied by lightning and thunder, lashed Al Quaa in Abu Dhabi, close to the border with Oman, and Al Suhailah in Sharjah. Al Dhaid in Sharjah experienced moderate rainfaill...Read more...