Rain in Al Ain



Rain in Al Ain

It does not rain often in Al Ain so when it does, it is a cause for celebration . . . and photography!

The group's Geoff Sanderson took these photos following a heavy rain.

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A roundabout near the Crown Prince's Palace is flooded
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Residential areas were flooded for several hours, some for days
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Motorists had to adjust their driving habits to deal with flooded streams and slick roads
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Fossil Valley looked like a lake
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Some roundabouts were impassable for small vehicles
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Storm sewers, where they existed, were unable to deal with the water
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Wadis in the city carried the water towards the main oasis

 


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