Weather alert: Red warning in place for Abu Dhabi

The National Centre of Meteorology has issued a red weather alert so please be vigilant as a storm sweeps the country.

Storm hits Abu Dhabi

The storm will last till Monday

You’ll probably be needing more than an umbrella today as high winds and torrential rain batter the capital!

We think you should stay home, if you can.

In response to the adverse weather conditions, The National Centre of Meteorology has issued it’s highest alert level to all citizens.


High winds caused advertising hoardings to topple in the capital on Friday evening and Abu Dhabi Police closed roads in the affected area.

The red warning is urging people to be extremely vigilant due to hazardous conditions.


The storm is expected to last until Monday, so take care when driving.

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