Police urge caution as more rain predicted in northern emirates (UAE)

Please pray for the people of the northern Part of the UAE.  Having lived in Las Vegas, heavy rain in the desert can make for very dangerous driving.   Desert Ground is hard and does not absorb water.  Included is an article from Gulf News.com

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Traffic during Heavy rain early morning at Mohammed Bin Zayed Rd in Dubai

Sharjah/Ajman/Fujairah: Police in the northern emirates urged motorists to exercise caution as more rain is predicted, which might cause slippery roads and poor visibility. The police have also launched a public awareness campaign via Twitter, Facebook and BlackBerry aimed at improving safety.

A man was seriously injured in Fujairah on Monday at around 1.30pm after his car skidded on the wet road and overturned several times.

Lieutenant Mohammad Al Dhufairi of Fujairah media and public relations department of Fujairah Police, said the Emirati man was speeding on the Masafi-Dafta road. He was taken to Fujairah Hospital for treatment.

He told Gulf News the police had put a plan in place to avoid any flood-related loss or damage. A warning was issued to residents to avoid the sea due to bad weather conditions and not to use mobile phones in open places for safety, while it rains.

Read more at Gulf News.com

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