Work is underway to take away water accumulations on a number of areas and roads
Heavy rainfall lashed a number of components of the UAE and residents awoke on the final day of 2021 to some muddy puddles and a few visitors congestions.
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) swung into motion to revive easy visitors circulation within the Emirate.
Variety of areas and key highways in Dubai skilled waterlogging following the downpour on Friday and work is underway to take away water accumulations.
The emergency groups from Dubai Municipality and RTA are pumping out water from flooded roads and opening up the storm water drainage system.
The RTA took to Twitter and wrote: “In coordination with Dubai Municipality, RTA’s emergency staff is coping with the rain results at some vital areas resembling Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Rd., Ras Al Khor Rd., Al Khawaneej St., and the work is underway to revive easy visitors circulation.”
The municipality is utilizing sewage tankers to pump water from low areas.
Motorists within the Emirate are reminded to watch out, to observe all visitors indicators, and cling to the velocity restrict throughout wet climate.
The Dubai Police have urged drivers to stay to their lane and commute fastidiously throughout unsettled climate circumstances.
Rain security ideas
The Roads and Transport Authority has listed out advisories for motorists to apply protected driving methods in unfavourable climate circumstances.
Listed here are some ideas for driving in unhealthy climate:
- Verify the validity of the brakes, tires, and headlights of your car earlier than beginning your journey.
- Earlier than driving within the rain, whether or not it’s a quick journey or not, be certain your wipers work properly for a protected journey.
- If it’s important to drive within the rain, at all times double the security distance between you and the car forward in your security and that of others.
- Drive slowly when it’s raining so you may at all times maintain management of your automobile and never fear about having to cease instantly behind different automobiles.
- Make sure that to test your tires for a protected journey when it rains.
- When driving within the rain, at all times observe visitors indicators and don’t immediately press on the accelerator when the visitors mild turns inexperienced so you don’t lose management on the slippery roads.
- In your security and the security of others, when it is raining, please drive cautiously and punctiliously at a diminished velocity.
- When driving within the rain, drive cautiously and don’t exceed the velocity restrict, in your security.
Vital recommendation for drivers when it rains:
- Go away a protected distance between different automobiles
- Don’t overtake different automobiles besides in preferrred circumstances
- When it rains, we advise all drivers to drive cautiously and punctiliously to get to their vacation spot safely.
- Flip in your headlights and maintain a protected area between the car forward of you to keep away from a collision.