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UAE: Beaches affected by oil spills temporarily closed

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Purple flags have been raised to forestall guests from swimming

Seashores that had been quickly closed as a result of oil spills in Fujairah and Kalba, Sharjah have now been reopened.

The affected seashores have been cleaned by the respective authorities of each Emirates.

Fujairah Atmosphere authorities have mentioned fishermen had knowledgeable them of an oil spill that was affecting sure seashores over the weekend. Sharjah authorities have been then notified of the identical.

The municipality of Kalba raised purple flags on seashores within the space to forestall guests from swimming.

An official mentioned that these oil spills can comprise quite a lot of supplies, together with crude oil from tankers, refined oil merchandise reminiscent of gasoline and diesel, and any type of petroleum.

She added that such oil spills affect the surroundings negatively, stressing that efforts have to be made to handle them. She additionally mentioned that extreme penalties have to be imposed on ships that trigger these spills.

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