UAE: Weather improves, Flight check-in resumes after rain disruption

Dubai: Rain eases in UAE. Emirates Airlines has announced that the check-in process, which was suspended due to rain, has resumed. Dubai Airport is yet to fully resume operations. Services to Terminal 1 have started. The services from Dubai to Kerala and back were also disrupted. Both flights from Dubai to Kochi have been cancelled. Meanwhile, Dubai Airport officials said that they hope to resolve the problems and resume operations quickly.

Steps have been taken to remove the water that has entered the roads. Tens of thousands of vehicles were destroyed by water. Traffic jams are severe in many places due to standing rain water on most of the roads.

In Sharjah, several vehicles were damaged in the floods. Classes in schools were conducted online even today. Work from home system has been introduced for government employees. Various private organizations have advised employees to accept work from home.

Meanwhile, the National Meteorological Center has stated that the reports that the rains in the country are due to cloud seeding are false. A year’s worth of rain fell in the UAE on Tuesday alone. 254 mm in 24 hours. It is the heaviest rainfall the country has seen in 75 years. 200 mm is the average annual rainfall. Al Ain recorded 254 mm of rain on Tuesday.