Heavy rains in the areas of the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah caused damage to some roads, according to drivers and residents of the region, after the flow of valleys, which caused the announcement of temporary closure of roads until the completion of the damage.
Wadi Ham Road in Ras Al Khaimah closed due to rain
Hours ago, the Ras Al Khaimah Emirate Police announced the temporary closure of Wadi Ham Road, which is located in the south of the emirate, to traffic and cars, after it was damaged by the recent rains in the region, while the road will be completely closed next Monday.
Wadi Ham road was damaged due to rain
In this context, the Ras Al Khaimah Police indicated that it had conducted a field visit to the damaged road, and revealed that it had intensively followed up the development of the situation in all the roads that were damaged due to the heavy rains, in order to submit the necessary reports to direct them to the authorities concerned with maintenance operations, from In order to ensure the safety of motorists traveling on the road.
Ras Al Khaimah Police warns drivers of some roads during rain
On a related note, the Ras Al Khaimah Police called on all drivers to be careful of all roads that may be damaged by rain during the winter season, and to adhere to all instructions and indicative signs on the roads of the Emirates, in order to preserve their safety.
Partial collapse of Wadi Ham Road in Ras Al Khaimah
For its part, the Ras Al Khaimah Police stated that it had closed the road after emergency notices were received by drivers as well as residents of the Wadi Ham area, where the residents demanded the need to close Wadi Ham Road after the collapse of some parts of the road, and the police placed plastic barriers on both sides of the road, and diverting cars to another road.
Warning Ras Al Khaimah Police due to the dangers of driving on the roads at night during the rain
Ras Al Khaimah Police has warned that the deviation of any car or truck on its path on the road may cause it to fall into the valley and endanger those inside it, due to the danger of the road, explaining that the road may pose a danger to drivers during the night hours, due to low visibility and the passage of trucks, and its danger increases during Winter season and precipitation.
Roads damaged by heavy rains
The police noted that heavy rains and valleys could cause:
The collapse of the remaining parts of the road.
The parallel track was also damaged.
The road is completely out of service.
Erosion of the edges of the farms and the fall of parts of them in the valley.
Road maintenance to resist collapse and prevent it from being out of service
The competent authorities filled the potholes and carried out road maintenance.
Determine the path of the valley, and install solid concrete barriers on both sides of the valley, to prevent the road from collapsing again due to rain.