Many Abu Dhabi residents woke up to mild to moderate bouts of rain and thunder this morning. Abu Dhabi city witnesses cloudy skies and low temperatures.
To date, the rains have fallen on various parts of the mainland, including Mishrif, Khaldiya and Corniche.
"It was a wonderful sight this morning. It might be the first rain of the year. It was colder than yesterday when it was very hot in the afternoon," said one of the residents, Abdul Malik.
Light rain was recorded over Saadiyat Island, Al Hudayriat, and the suburbs of Al Shahama, Al Bahia and Al Rahba.
More rain and winds are expected across the country on Thursday.
"Partly cloudy to sometimes cloudy, accompanied by some convective clouds over some areas, associated with precipitation and low temperatures," the National Meteorological Center said, using the hashtag #Cloud_Seeding in its rainy posts on Twitter.