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‘We were too late’: Fujairah traders lose goods worth nearly Dh1 million in flooding

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UAE homeowners state they risked their lives to recover keys, profession certificate from swamped storage facilities

Fujairah straw investors are ruined after the current flooding in the emirate damaged numerous dirhams well worth of supply.

Nonetheless, Sabir Khan, a straw investor in the emirate, stated he had the ability to recoup essential papers from his swamped stores.

” We had fun with our lives to recover essential papers like our keys as well as certificate,” he stated.

Khan, in addition to his bros as well as employees, lived near their storage facility as well as stated the roadways near their house loaded with water in “simply 2 hrs.”

” We were stressed over the straw at our stores as well as storage facility, which lies near the corniche in a low-lying location … we hurried to our stores, however we were far too late.”

Khan lives just a few kilometres from his storage facility, however the waters were currently knee-high by the time he as well as his associates showed up.

” The water degree was increasing every min as it was drizzling extremely greatly. Our mind was entirely empty, as well as we had no concept what to do.”

” By the time it was very early morning, the water rose to our upper body, as well as we were ruined to see our supply being immersed in water,” he stated. “Straw is something that liquifies in water, as well as the elevation of the supply maintained reducing.”

Khan stated he as well as his associates needed to swim to a more secure area “as we remained in a state of shock.”

It was just after the rainfall picked up 20 mins that they returned to recover their profession certificate as well as 14 keys hing on a secure.

” I took care of to recover virtually Dh40,000 in money,” stated Khan.

” We have actually shed supply worth virtually a million dirhams, as well as we anticipate to shed extra as we were not able to conserve our items as a result of waterlogging in our storage facility.”

Khan kept in mind that he mored than happy to see the federal government draining pipes stormwaters.

” The authorities have actually drained pipes water in close-by locations, as well as we anticipate that they will certainly be getting rid of water from our storage facility by today night.”

– ayaz@khaleejtimes.com



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