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As the rain continues, NCEMA will hold a special media briefing

Heavy and constant rainfall since July 27 has flooded several parts of the UAE, including Sharjah, Fujairah and Ras Al Khaimah.

In light of the current bad weather, the National Emergency and Disaster Management Agency (NCEMA), the Ministry of Home Affairs, and the National Meteorological Center are holding a special media briefing at 4:30 pm on July 28.

NCEMA used Twitter to make this announcement and urged all citizens and residents of the country to work with public authorities to ensure the safety of all members of society.

Meanwhile, in Fujairah, an emergency team of Dubai police participated in rescue operations to help those affected by the heavy rain. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and ruler of the Emirate of Dubai, has joined all neighboring emirates to support Fujairah and the eastern region of the country. Instructed the Ministry of Interior to deploy a rescue team.

Dubai rulers also instructed the Ministry of Community Development to house all affected families in temporary shelters and nearby hotels.

The National Meteorological Center predicts that another rain cloud may occur on Thursday, July 28th. These formations occur during the day in some areas of the east and west, with gradual increases in temperature. They urged people to be cautious and very vigilant when going out to the outdoors, as dangerous weather events are expected.

Meanwhile, as announced by the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MOHRE), non-essential employees working in areas affected by rain and floods are allowed to work remotely on Thursdays and Fridays. .. A similar notice was issued to private institutions.

The ministry said in a statement that significant employee transfers between work and residence must be counted within these two days of working hours.

The Abu Dhabi Media Office also urged all citizens and residents to drive with caution, comply with safety instructions and speed limits, and follow official weather forecasts for the latest updates to protect public security.

After heavy rains struck the country, several wadi and dams in Ras Al Khaimah flooded. In a video tweeted by the Storm Center, footage was seen in many parts of the emirate.

https://gulfbusiness.com/uae-weather-rains-continue-several-wadis-flooded-ncema-to-hold-special-briefing/ As the rain continues, NCEMA will hold a special media briefing

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