Heavy Rain Hits Dubai, Roads Submerged, Schools Closed #DubaiRains

Dubai Rain Pictures
Dubai is hit by a record spell of thunderstorms, darkness and heavy rain. And, it’s not just Dubai. Rain and thunderstorms caused disruptions across the UAE today.

Flights were cancelled, schools were closed early and residents in some areas were urged not to leave their homes or workplaces unless in a emergency.

Police issued safety warnings to motorists after several accidents were reported in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, reducing visibility due to cloudy skies from early in the morning.

Several events were cancelled or suspended for the day in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Abu Dhabi Expo was cancelled for the day and Dubai Canvas festival activities were suspended for the day.

Schools in Dubai will be closed anticipating more rains tomorrow.

Some pictures and videos of the havoc created by rain in Dubai:

Discovery Gardens flooded

A scene from Barsha

Ibn Batutta Mall is flooded

Heavy rain leads to flooding in #JebelAli

Jebel Ali in Dubai Rain

Rain havoc in Jebel Ali #DubaiRains Image Source

School kids get a helping hand off their stranded school bus

What is this unidentified flying object?

Al Gharbi street in Dubai Marina

Having fun in Dubai Rain

When life gives you #DubaiRains, go fishing..

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