RAIN IN THE UAE CAUSED OVER 1400 ACCIDENTS
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As many as 1,447 traffic accidents were reported in Dubai due to heavy rain.
The majorities of fender-benders were minor and were attributed to the unpredictable weather that occurred from Thursday, March 23rd to Sunday, March 25th.
According to Dubai Police, as many as 20,653 emergency calls during the same period.
(Source: The National)
Some streets across the UAE experienced flooding, which caused episodes of hydroplaning for cars on the wet roads.
Meanwhile, Sharjah Police received 10,131 emergency calls during the same period.
Three deaths in Khor Fakkan were recorded while seven others were injured in Sharjah during the rain.
Posted by Maye Rosales on 3rd April 2017