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UAE officials issue warning about extreme weather conditions

UAE officials issue warning about extreme weather conditions

Certain parts of the UAE are expected to see cloudy and rainy conditions

The UAE’s Ministry of Interior has urged the people in the country to exercise “utmost caution and vigilance” during extreme weather conditions and heavy rain.

The General Directorate of Civil Defence advised those camping to constantly monitor weather forecast alerts, official news agency WAM reported.

It also urged those in the open to avoid crossing water channels, stay away from valley currents and keep children also away from valleys and lowlands.

Officials also requested people not to use communications devices, including radios and mobile phones, in the open and mountainous areas to be safe from lightning.

People in the country have been advised to follow the latest weather alerts from the National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology, NCMS, and refer to the safety measures and instructions featured on the websites and social media platforms of the Ministry of Interior and Abu Dhabi Police.


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