Parts of UAE hit by heavy rain, dust swirls


Heavy to moderate thundershowers lashed parts of the UAE  in the early hours of Saturday.

The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) posted footage of heavy rainfall from Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah, Umm Al Quwain and Ras Al Khaimah on its official Twitter handle.

Forecasters cautioned that more rain could hit parts of the country until Tuesday.

Hailstorms and dust swirls were also reported in Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah late Friday. 

On Saturday, temperatures are predicted to hit 39°C in the afternoon, with humidity levels to touch around 60 per cent.

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