Severe weather disrupting United Arab Emirates

A severe storm with torrential rain, electrical storms and flooding is affecting the United Arab Emirates today. Some flights were cancelled, schools closed, and roads are flooded. The severe weather is forecast to continue for several days.

Advice For Travellers

Authorities have asked people to stay indoors if possible. Safety warnings have been issued. Exercise caution if driving due to flooding and reduced visibility.

Some events have been cancelled in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, including the Abu Dhabi Expo and Dubai Canvas festival activities. The Global Village will be closed today.

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