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25 February 2024

UAE met office warns of rough sea in Gulf

By Wam

The UAE’s National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) on Sunday reiterated its previous cautions and warnings to mariners in the Arabian Gulf and the Sea of Oman, due to the current high seas.

The centre said that there will be rain clouds and fresh to strong winds causing blowing dust/sand reducing visibility to less than 1000 metres. It also forecast fresh to strong north westerly winds, rain, thundery clouds and wave heights of 6 - 8/10 ft.

Rains lashes Fujairah

The Emirate of Fujairah on Sunday morning witnessed heavy to moderate rainfall accompanied by a significant decrease in temperatures.

Rain water gathered in low-lying areas and streets and the sky is still cloudy, promising more rain in the coming hours.