UAE sees heaviest downpour in 75 years

Unprecedented rains swept through the UAE on April 16, which is said to be the heaviest downpour in the past 75 years (Compiled by Akhila Chandran)

Several schools and offices remained due to floods

Dubai Mall and the Mall of Emirates, too, were flooded

The Dubai International Airport - one of the busiest airports – had to be closed

The downpour was a result of cloud seeding

The National Emergency Crises and Disaster Authority has advised people to stay indoors