Hatta Police Station Director Reports No Emergency Accidents in Mountainous Regions During Rain

No serious accidents were reported in Dubai and nearby valleys due to the unstable weather conditions over the weekend, the director of Hatta police station revealed.

Colonel Mubarak Al Ketbi said they, in collaboration and cooperation with Dubai Municipality, RTA, Dubai Civil Defence, and Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services, had stepped up the level of readiness in the mountainous areas and valleys of Hatta, which have been recently popular among members of the public due to change in temperatures.

Al Ketbi also added that Dubai Police have increased the number of patrols in areas near dams and are always ready to deal with emergencies 24 hours a day.

“Residents are advised to stay away from places of water pools and valleys when the weather is unstable,” he noted.

He further confirmed that the Hatta police station had intensified its traffic patrols in the streams of valleys and mountains, explaining that these patrols have special advantages over regular patrols in their ability to move in rugged areas.

“These patrols are equipped with the latest smart devices and modern technologies to communicate with the command and control centre at the HQ, as well as all equipment used in rescue and providing support and assistance,” Al Ketbi explained.

Al Ketbi further urged members of the public to call 999 in emergencies and 901 for non-emergencies and general inquiries.

Colonel Muhammad Abdullah Al Muhairi, Director of the Dubai Police Command & Control Centre explained that Dubai Police have stepped up the level of readiness to deal with any incidents in the mountainous areas and places of running flood and neighboring areas. He explained that Dubai Police have also stepped up the level of readiness in the desert areas, which have been recently popular among members of the public due to change in temperatures.

“Residents are advised to stay away from places of water pools and valleys when the weather is unstable,” “Motorists are also urged not to use their vehicles across desert areas, especially after the rains,” he urged.

Dubai Police has issued a safety reminder urging road users to exercise caution, adhere to safety rules, and reduce speed during rainy and unstable weather conditions.
Al Muhairi, said since Friday morning to Sunday evening, they handled 41,221 calls, of which 37,945 were made to the force’s emergency hotline (999) and the remaining 3,276 calls were received by the Dubai Police Call Centre (901) that handles non-emergency calls and general inquires.

Al Muhairi confirmed their readiness to handle all calls made to the Dubai Police Command & Control Centre especially during unstable weather conditions, adding that their operators work tirelessly 24/7 to ensure every call is attended professionally and swiftly.

Al Muhairi explained that Dubai Police have stepped up the level of readiness to deal with any incidents in the mountainous areas and places of running flood and neighboring areas. He explained that Dubai Police have also stepped up the level of readiness in the desert areas, which have been recently popular among members of the public due to change in temperatures.

“Residents are advised to stay away from places of water pools and valleys when the weather is unstable,” “Motorists are also urged not to use their vehicles across desert areas, especially after the rains,” he urged.

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