Friday, March 4, 2016

DELUGE: Towering Storm System Forms Over Oman Sea - Bringing Thunderstorms, Heavy Rainfall And Flash Flooding To The United Arab Emirates! [VIDEOS]

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March 4, 2016 - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - System also brings deluge and rain to neighbouring Oman

Heavy rains and thunderstorms have lashed Fujairah since Wednesday evening, with residents reporting waterlogging in the emirate even as a flashflood warning remains in place for surrounding wadis.

The UAE's National Centre for Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) issued a weather warning: "Chance of towering clouds forming over the Oman Sea and the east coast of UAE, associated with thundery showers and fresh winds."

 WATCH: Flooding in UAE.

The stormy weather has continued into the morning hours of Thursday, with heavy rains reported in Khor Fakkan, Dibba and Masafi this morning, while overflowing wadis have seen some roads blocked for the interim.

NCMS tweeted: "Now #Rains and floods and runoff valleys in the eastern region." Neighbouring Daba, a province of Oman, along with Muscat and surrounding areas have been witnessing thunderstorms since past 48 hours.  - Emirates 24|7.

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