The UAE braces for another day of unstable weather, with residents in different parts of the emirates waking up to large swathes of overcast clouds and a rainy Friday morning.
While students at multiple schools are learning from home, it's business as usual for most residents who are on the last day of their work week.
Traffic on some streets has been impacted and authorities have been issuing advisories to ensure public safety.
With our team on the ground and online, Khaleej Times will be guiding you through the day, bringing you updates in real time:
11.33am: On the road today? Remember the rules
Police teams in Dubai and Sharjah have sent out advisories on traffic rules that must be followed during bad weather:
>> Do not drive with the hazard lights on.
>> Slow down.
>> Maintain a safe distance from other vehicles.
>> Make sure your tyres are in good condition.
11.09am: Authority issues a reminder
The National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) urges the public to avoid spreading rumours and rely only on official sources for updates and announcements.
Exercise caution and remain vigilant until the weather conditions improve, it added.
10.40am: A view from the mountains
Wondering how the country's highest peak looked in this weather?
10.15am: Planning a Friday night out? Prepare for the cold
Over the past few days, the weather has been chilly enough to switch the air-conditioner off.
But if you're planning to head out tonight, remember to bring a jacket and an extra scarf, as temperature could dip to as low as 16ºC in Abu Dhabi and 15ºC in Dubai and 3ºC in mountainous regions.
9.44am: Road closure announced
Dubai's Asayel Street will be closed in both directions between Al Maraba’a St. and Kahraman St. due to rainwater accumulation, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said.
9.30am: Dark clouds hover over Dubai
Overcast conditions prevail as drivers hit the road during the morning rush hour.