Authorities urge caution as heavy rain lashes UAE

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Authorities urged caution on the roads as large parts of the UAE were hit by heavy rain on Thursday.

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) warned of delays on Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Road at the entrance of Sharjah due to waterlogging, while Dubai Police urged passengers departing and arriving at Dubai Airports to use the metro due to traffic congestion.

The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) has urged people to stay away from wadis and areas prone to flash floods.

The unstable weather conditions are expected to continue until Friday afternoon.

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