Last Updated: Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Stormy weather lashes parts of UAE and Oman


Stormy weather lashed parts of UAE and Oman on Tuesday with Khorfakkan and Dibba having worst rainfall.

Heavy downpour has been recorded in parts of Khorfakkan, Sharjah, along with Fujairah and Ras Al Khaimah.

A marine alert has been issued for fresh and strong winds over the Oman Sea. Heavy rainfall has been occurring in parts of Muscat.

The UAE’s National Centre for Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) warned of towering clouds formation associated with rain at times, fresh winds causing blowing dust at times, especially over the Eastern and Northern areas.