Bookmark Kaumudi Online  Bookmark this site  Editor@Kaumudi  |  Marketing  Print Advt rates  |  Calendar 2018        Go!    
 
 
July 23, Monday 2018 1:39 AM       

       HEADLINES: CPM set to expand LDF                                              Man stabs son to death                                              Security beefed up at nun’s convent, interrogation of bishop delayed                                              Withdrawing novel an embarrassment for Kerala, says Chennithala                                              VS discharged from hospital                                              Three militants killed in Kashmir encounter                                              Two arrested for killing sister-in-law                                              Herald case: Vora moves court seeking to restrain Swamy                                              Actor Siddharth Shukla's BMW rams into three cars                                              BJP submits privilege notice against Rahul Gandhi for 'misleading' Parliament                                              Lawyers meet jailed Sharifs                                              One dead in US supermarket shooting, suspect arrested                                              Israel's LGBT community protests for fathers' surrogacy rights                                              Key to Root's ODI success was picking Kuldeep from his hand: Tendulkar                                              Bumrah's surgery in England ‘not a great success’, fitness before Tests in doubt                                              Kaumudi Facebook
       UAE Next Article: Bids invited for Louvre Abu Dhabi  
       Scattered showers hit Abu Dhabi, other areas
 
         Posted on :17:09:24 Mar 26, 2012
   
A A
       Last edited on:17:09:24 Mar 26, 2012
         Tags: showers, hit, Abu Dhabi
 

AL AIN: Scattered light rain and drizzle was reported in Abu Dhabi and some other areas on Sunday morning and the forecast for Monday is similar. Light rain fell on parts of Dubai on Monday morning.

Forecasters are, however, not pinning their hopes of sufficient rain anywhere in the country that has been experiencing a dry spell for the past few months. More drizzle and scattered light showers are likely in coastal areas up to the northern emirates.

The National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) reported 1.4mm of rain in Sir Bani Yas, 1.2mm in Abu Al Bakhoosh Island, 0.6mm in Yasat, 0.4mm in Jebel Jais, and traces in some other areas. Light showers also occurred in Abu Dhabi city.

The rain, said the forecasters, is a result of a system over the central and eastern parts of Saudi Arabia.

Satellite imagery shows a trail of clouds over the Arabian Peninsula coming from Africa across the Red Sea. The system has, however, been bypassing the UAE, producing only scattered clouds.

There is a likelihood of heavy rain and thunderstorms in eastern and central Saudi Arabia that could reach Bahrain and Qatar. "It is an active system but holds nothing more than just light rain and traces for the Emirates," said a forecaster.

People across the nation have been praying for rain to end one of the country's longest dry spells.

Duststorms, repeated bouts of strong wind and alternating cold and hot spells have been affecting the environment and people's health.

Incidents of dust allergies, aggravated breathing problems, unseasonal flu, and throat and skin infections have increased. Only a sufficient amount of rain can give people relief and put an end to the health problems caused by the prolonged dry spell, said the forecasters.

"We are hopeful of some rainy spells next month, but people must pray for rain," one added.

According to the NCMS, the hazy and partly cloudy weather will continue in general in the UAE with chances of light rain in some coastal areas and the UAE islands in the Arabian Gulf.

Temperatures have been steadily rising, reaching 36C in some internal areas. The centre expects a further rise in temperature.
Winds are likely to be moderately rough in general, fresh at times and will kick up dust and sand in internal areas, especially in western areas at times. The sea will be moderately rough, becoming rough at times.

A A
       UAE
Next Article: Bids invited for Louvre Abu Dhabi
 
 
UAE HEADLINES
Rain havoc in UAE: Four killed, 12 injured in road accidents  
Amnesty ends on positive note  
UAE Cabinet approves extradition agreement with India  
Two-month amnesty declared in UAE  
Saradhi Kuwait celebrates Guru’s birthday  
LuLu blood donation campaign  
Dubai pools infested with bacteria  
Speeding motorist saves a cat, causes death of four  
27 Dubai schools apply for fee hike  
Kuwait hikes fines for harming environment  
‘Super car’ not for sale now: Police  
IT quiz for students  
Newborn thrown down ninth floor chute survives  
Abu Dhabi launches second satellite  
India, Pakistan schools to continue with old academic calender: Dubai authority  
India film awards ceremony returns to Singapore  
Bahrain Grand Prix: Protesters block roads as teargas fired  
Thunderstorm, rain bring relief to UAE after a dry winter  
Dubai school's rebranding move catches parents off guard  
Possibility of showers in western and coastal areas of UAE  
Residential districts only for families: Sultan Wam  
Indian worker contracts to be attested online  
Saudi Arabia Shura Council rejects move to tax foreigners  
Crossdresser sent to Bahrain jail for indecent behaviour  
Sharjah civic body starts moving bachelors to designated areas  
 
Do you support women's entry in Sabarimala?
Yes
 
No
 
Don't Know
 
 
 
Home Kerala India World Business Sports Sci&Tech Education Automobile CityNews Movies Environment Letters 
© Copyright keralakaumudi Online 2011  |  Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited.
Head Office Address: Kaumudi Buildings, Pettah P.O, Trivandrum - 695024, India.
Online queries talk to Deepu Sasidharan, + 91 98472 38959 or Email deepu[at]kaumudi.com
Customer Service -Advertisement Disclaimer Statement   |  Copyright Policy