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04-21-2024
Storms dumped record rainfall in the United Arab Emirates
Today's Image of the Day from NASA Earth Observatory features the United Arab Emirates, where a slow-moving storm system dumped more than a year's worth of rainfall in just a few hours.  “The UAE’s National Center for Meteorology reported that eastern parts of the country measured up to 250 millimeters (10 inches) of rain in less than 24 hours. UAE, known for its dry desert climate, receives only about 140 to 200 millimeters (5.5 to 8 inches) of rainfall per year,” said NASA....
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