Last week, Cyclone Kyarr hit the UAE. Waves were as tall as 7 feet and flooded Khor Fakkan and Kalba Road en route to Fujairah. Roads were closed after midnight when the waves got more aggressive. Schools shut down as well!
There was a tragic death as well. A young Egyptian man (unnamed) was caught in a big wave during the cyclone and swept away while on duty at a hotel’s courtyard in Fujairah.
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Cyclone Kyarr also caused a lot of damage to houses, food trucks, hotels and tourist facilities. As a result, buses took families to hotel apartments for temporary housing until it was safe to return to their homes. Crazy, right?
Bad news: There's another cyclone on it way (Cyclone Maha), and it's supposed to be worse than Kyarr. It’s moving north and could become a category one cyclone. Cities along the east coast like Kalba, Khor Fakkan and Dibba need to be careful.
Be safe everyone.