Submerged cars, mosques; flooded streets: Photos show impact of torrential rains in UAE
According to the report of a foreign news agency, as a result of heavy rain, floods damaged houses and swept away vehicles in the eastern parts of the United Arab Emirates.
Due to the severe weather conditions, the United Arab Emirates Meteorological Department was forced to issue a red alert.
In the photos and videos shared on social media, it can be seen that after almost a day of rain, vehicles were stuck on a highway due to flood water, in other videos, rescue workers were seen trapped in flooded areas. Evicting people.
According to the news agency “Al-Arabiya English”, the United Arab Emirates Disaster Management Authority is contacting more than 20 hotels to provide 827 units where 1,885 displaced people affected by the flood can be accommodated.
According to the Disaster Management Authority, at least 870 people were rescued in Sharjah and Fujairah and a total of at least 3,897 people were sheltered, the media outlet reported, adding that there were no casualties other than financial losses. No reports of serious or serious injuries have been received at this time.
UAE officials are working to clear flooded roads, urging residents to be vigilant and stay away from valleys, dams and mountains where water flows quickly.
National News reported that torrential rains in recent days have affected the northern United Arab Emirates widely, with roads flooded and houses damaged by broken embankments.