A few thunderstorms are affecting Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Ras al Khaymah, the northeast coast, and nearby areas. Unstable conditions to continue during the next 24-48 hours.
On Wednesday night Nov 26 2008, a few thundershowers hit Dubai & Sharjah and the surrounding areas.
Radar on Nov 26 2008 at 18:17 GMT
These photos (from Gulfnews) show impressive lightning striking Burj Dubai and the Jumeirah beach.
Lightning (from Gulfnews Nov 27, 2008 issue)
Lightning Burj Dubai (from Gulfnews Nov 27, 2008 issue)
On Thursday Nov 27 2008Â a strong thunderstorm hit Ras Al Khaymah and the surrounding areas in Northern UAE. There are reports of hail, too.
Radar on Nov 27 2008 at 10:37 GMT
RAK meteogram shows thunderstorm between 11 to 13 GMT
On Sat Nov 29, 2008, a huge thunderstorm moved over the Arabian Gulf andÂ a big part of the storm dissipated offshore. However, a small thundershower affected parts of Dubai (Bur Dubai). That storm was so huge that it could have wrecked havoc on the Northern areas of the UAE.
Radar Nov 29, 2008 0650Z (Notice how big the storm was before dissipating)
Lightning map of the huge storm (Nov 29 2008)