Chaos at Dubai airport as deadly storms hit UAE and Oman

A criminal, wanted by the Albanian police and Interpol, was extradited by plane from Dubai. Photo: Police Albania

Heavy rain has lashed the Gulf states, causing flash floods that have killed 20 people and grounded flights at the world's second-busiest airport. BBC.

Dubai International Airport has informed that it is facing very challenging conditions. From there, they advised passengers not to come to the airport because the runways are flooded with water.

In Oman, rescuers found the body of a girl in Saham, bringing the country's death toll to 19.

More than 270 flights to and from Dubai International Airport have been canceled, according to one airline.

There were another 370 delayed flights, according to the latest data.

The airport, which serves as a major hub for connecting flights to every continent, warns that recovery will take some time.

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