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Dubai’s Global Village closed on Sunday due to bad weather

Dubai’s Global Village closed on Sunday due to bad weather

The UAE has been hit by rains and strong winds

Dubai’s Global Village will not open its doors to the public on Sunday, February 3 due to bad weather conditions, it revealed on Twitter.

The entertainment destination opens to the public at 4pm everyday.

“Due to prevailing weather conditions, and in order to ensure the comfort of our guests, Global Village will not be opening its gates today. Doors will be open again tomorrow, Monday February 4, for families and ladies day starting 4pm,” it announced.

The UAE has been facing rains and heavy winds, with temperatures also dropping significantly on Sunday.

Strong winds – reaching up to 50km/h – could also cause blowing dust and sand over the exposed areas, the UAE’s National Center of Meteorology (NCM) has warned.

Read: Rains, strong winds forecast in the UAE with temperatures set to drop

Global Village, currently in its 23rd season, will run until April 6 and features pavilions from 78 countries, with a mixture of music, markets, street food and local handicrafts.

The multicultural festival park attracts more than 5.3 million guests each season with more than Dhs2.2bn worth of business transactions during its 159 days of operation each year.

Read: Dubai’s Global Village to reopen for 23rd season

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