NCM issues updated weather advisory

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A further wave of thunder, lightning, heavy rain and hail will sweep across the UAE on Tuesday afternoon, continuing until Wednesday morning, according to the latest update (Tuesday 1300) by the National Centre of Meteorology.

"The country will experience convective clouds over coastal areas moving towards Eastern and Western regions associated with rainfall of different intensities, accompanied by lightning and thunder, and a probability of hail in some areas." the advisory stated.

The Centre added that, from Wednesday morning to afternoon, some convective clouds will form over coastal areas associated with rainfall, concentrated over eastern and northern regions, with the clouds gradually decreasing by Wednesday noon.

The NCM urged residents to take all precautions and follow safety measures during the heavy rain and to stay away from areas of flooding and area where rainwater has accumulated.

 

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