Unexpected rainfall lashed parts of Dubai and Abu Dhabi on Wednesday leaving residents stranded due to severe water logging across several areas.
According to reports, the Abu Dhabi Education Council ordered all government and private schools in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to remain closed today and tomorrow as a result of adverse weather conditions.
Due to the heavy rain and thunderstorms, several schools in Dubai requested parents to pick up their children earlier than the usual time, Gulf News reported.
Further, electricity breakdowns were reported by several residents in the Jumeirah Park area, traffic remained slow near Jumeirah Lake Towers and Discovery Gardens, according to Emirates 24/7.
While some people took to Twitter to complain about flooded living rooms, most enjoyed the weather, and some pointed out how unprepared the Dubai government was for such a situation: