Airport alert: Flights delayed in Dubai, Abu Dhabi because of heavy rains

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Dubai – More than hundred flights have been delayed in the UAE because of heavy rains.

It wasn’t a warm welcome for the UAE residents this morning as the raining started early in the morning on Friday.

Between the 9am and noon on Friday, more than 100 flights out of Dubai were dalayed.

Another 30 or so inbound flights into Dubai were also delayed, including flights of flydubai from Prague, Virgin Atlantic from London, Air Astana from Almaty, Jet Airways from India, and Emirates from Islamabad, according to aviation tracking site, Flight-Tracker.

Furthermore, more than 20 flights into Dubai were delayed between 12noon to 3pm on Friday.