Heavy hail and thunderstorm lash Dubai, UAE on Sunday
UAE: Heavy hail and thunderstorm lashed parts of UAE on Sunday, including Dubai in the evening, shortly after Iftar.
— Khaleej Times (@khaleejtimes) May 19, 2019
Heavy rain and hail hit Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah, Al Ain and parts of Abu Dhabi during the day time today.
On Sunday evening, almost 30 minutes after Iftar, a thunderstorm lashed Dubai as well.
— المركز الوطني للأرصاد (@NCMS_media) May 19, 2019
According to the weather forecast by NCM, today was a cloudy day with some convective cloud formations over the country’s eastern and western areas. More rain accompanied with lightning is expected during the week – bringing respite to residents, particularly those fasting in the Holy Month of Ramadan.
Weather forecast from Monday until Wednesday
Due to the increase of the flow of moist air from the Arabian Sea, the weather condition will deepen while clouds increase, as embedded with convective clouds over scattered areas, especially internal areas, Al Ain, and Eastern areas and extending at times over some coastal areas of the country, associated with rainfall of different intensities, with lightning and thunder at times.
The amount of clouds will decrease gradually from Thursday (May 23) – winds, during this period, will be moderate, freshening in case of convective clouds, leading to rough sea and causing blowing dust and sands with poor horizontal visibility at times.