While I am happy that my request for rain had been answered, too much of it is bad enough. It was nice to sleep with the sound of pitter-patter in the background, something that I was missing for more than a year now but the scene we woke up to was scary. There is a newly formed pool outside our building!
Schools in Dubai and the neighboring Emirate of Sharjah are closed for today and tomorrow, the news says. There was no word, however, if workers in the public and private sectors are excused from work.
It was a strange feeling when we went home last night when while waiting for the traffic signal in the flooded road, the car rocked like a boat because of the waves made by the other passing vehicles. You can see photos of the city underwater in Gulfnews. Check it out, it’s not a sight you can see in this desert region everyday.