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09th Mar 2016

WATCH: Irish people in the UAE have filmed the massive impact of the country’s current storm

Colm Boohig

The whole school system in Abu Dhabi and Dubai has been shut down.

There are a lot of Irish people over in the UAE, living and working in the likes of Abu Dhabi and Dubai, and they’ve been caught up in the nation’s massive rain storm.

JOE reader Jamie Ashley Ní Shúilleabháin, from Kerry, is based in Abu Dhabi and has been telling JOE that the rain has had such a huge impact in the country that schools have been closed for two days.

Jamie sent us these quite alarming videos of what’s been happening.

All clips via YouTube/Jamie O’Sullivan

This one is particularly scary…

Meanwhile, Tipperary man Alan Christopher Hally, a teacher in Al Ain who has been living in the UAE for four years, has shared this clip with JOE, illustrating the chaos that the rain has caused on the nation.

Clip via YouTube/Alan Hally

Stay safe over there, lads.

Cheers to Jamie Ashley Ní Shúilleabháin and Alan Christopher Hally for sending this our way. If you have something you would like to share with us, send it to our WhatsApp number 087-4001102, [email protected] or hit us up on Facebook or Twitter.

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