x Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 29 July 2017

Further heavy rains to hit UAE

Rains up to 40mm are expected in parts of the Emirates later today as the hard weather hits again.

Rains up to 40mm are expected in parts of the Emirates later today as the hard weather hits again. Rain clouds are expected to form over the interior of the Western Region before moving throughout the rest of the country. Moderate to heavy rains will spread throughout the country from there, meteorologists in Abu Dhabi said today. The poor weather will worsen overnight and continue until about 3pm tomorrow, forecasters said. Winds are expected to reach 50km an hour and be accompanied by thunder and lightning. The Meteorological Department in Abu Dhabi advised people to avoid going to sea during this time and to avoid all water sports, as waves are expected to reach more than two metres. newsdesk@thenational.ae