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Stormy weather shuts UAE schools, disrupts flights

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FLOODED DESERT. People drive their cars through a flooded street in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 9, 2016. Ali Haider/EPA
The weather agency in the UAE, which ranks among the world’s 10 driest countries, said more rain is expected on Thursday

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (Mar. 10, 2016) — Schools were ordered shut, flights suspended and the stock market was closed down in the United Arab Emirates as rare heavy rain hit the desert Gulf state on Wednesday, March 9.

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