Sharjah Flood: Four people including two children have been found dead as the vehicle they were traveling in was swept away by the flood in Wadi Al Helo.
Two Emirati siblings, a girl aged four and her two-year-old brother were were found dead. Their father and six-year-old brother were rescued.
Two minor children are being identified as four-year-old Mathayel Fahad Al Matroushi, who was a kindergarten student from Yasamine Kindergarten. Her two-year-old brother is identified as Omar Fahad Al Matroushi.
Their eldest brother identified as Khalifa and the father of the children, both survived the tragic incident.
Three vehicles have been swept away in the Sharjah flood in all.
From the second vehicle one man was rescued while two other were found dead.
The passengers of the the third vehicle all survived the incident and have been rescued.
Eight Emiratis including a woman have been rescued. The woman is shifted to the hospital in a very critical condition.
The National Search and Rescue Center, in coordination with the General Command of Sharjah Police, Civil Defense, Emirates Rescue Team, Planning and Survey Department carries out the rescue and search operation in the Wadi Al Helo.
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Seven missing persons were rescued, out of which two were transferred to Kalba Hospital. Four were found dead.
In last few days Sharjah and other parts of UAE experienced heavy to moderate rain causing flooding in some valleys.
The video shows a pickup truck with three people being swept away in Sharjah flood in the Wadi Al Helo on Tuesday.
The weather is expected to normalize by today according to the National Center of Meteorology. In general the weather will be fair, cloudy and humid with light to moderate rain at times.