Shaheen: Schools in Al Ain Switch to Distance Learning

  • Publish date: Sunday، 03 October 2021
Shaheen: Schools in Al Ain Switch to Distance Learning

All educational institutions in Al Ain will switch to distance learning on Monday, October 4, and Tuesday, October 5 due to cyclone Shaheen hitting Al Ain and Hatta areas.

All construction work stopped from 4:00 pm on Sunday, October 3, until Tuesday, October 5.

The National, Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA), has affirmed the readiness of all state agencies to monitor weather conditions, and follow up on the latest developments of the tropical cyclone 'Shaheen'.

This came at a media briefing wherein Dr Taher Al Ameri, the spokesman for the NCEMA, said that the UAE is noted for its proactive approach in crisis management. He urged the public not to visit beaches and valleys during the upcoming period.

"As a precautionary measure and to ensure the safety of everyone, it is prohibited for the public to visit beaches, valleys and lowlands during the upcoming weather conditions," he added.

Authorities have urged the public to exercise caution and follow updates from official sources.

For emergency cases, call 02 678 8888 or 993.