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Dubai Pounded By Rare Heavy Rains, Floods Cause Chaos | In Pics

Heavy rains have pounded the United Arab Emirates, flooding out portions of major highways and leaving vehicles abandoned on roadways across Dubai, a rare scene for the country. Meanwhile, the death toll in separate heavy flooding in neighboring Oman rose to 18 with others still missing as the sultanate prepared for the storm.

Floods In Dubai Photo: AP/Jon Gambrell

Vehicles sit abandoned in floodwater covering a major road in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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Floods In Dubai Photo: AP/Jon Gambrell

An SUV splashes through standing water on a road with the Burj Al Arab luxury hotel seen in the background in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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Floods In Dubai Photo: AP/Jon Gambrell

People look out at floodwater covering a major road in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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Floods In Dubai Photo: AP/Jon Gambrell

Vehicles drive through heavy rain on the Sheikh Zayed Road highway in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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Floods In Dubai Photo: AP/Jon Gambrell

An SUV stalls out while trying to pass through standing water in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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Floods In Dubai Photo: AP/Jon Gambrell

An SUV passes through standing water in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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Floods In Dubai Photo: AP/Jon Gambrell

An SUV drives through floodwater covering a road in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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Floods In Dubai Photo: AP/Jon Gambrell

People look out at floodwater covering a major road in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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