LOOK: Some UAE roads closed due to flooding

Due to the heavy downpour, some major roads were closed on Wednesday.

According to the Umm Al Quwain (UAQ) Police, all exits leading to the Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Road were closed due to the floods.

Other roads that were closed include both directions on the Union/Etihad road; the entrance to Al Salma area, to and from the Horse roundabout; and the road on the opposite side of the emirate’s Lulu Express Centre.

UAQ Police advised drivers to observe traffic rules, reduce speed, take alternative roads, and follow weather updates.

Videos of flooded roads were captured by @storm_ae.

One video that this Instagram user shared showed a video of a vehicle stuck in the middle of a hip-deep flood.

Other videos that he took showed heavy rains in Dubai, Sharjah, Al Hamriya, Ras Al Khaimah and Al Take.

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