UAE evacuees from Hurricane Dorian have been flown back to Florida
The UAE Embassy within the US evacuated over 70 GCC Nationals from Florida last week to Washington due to Hurricane Dorian warnings.
The Embassy team arranged for evacuees to return to #Florida. Earlier this week, UAE Nationals, a number of GCC nationals and a UAE resident of Indian origin were evacuated to #WashingtonDC ahead of #hurricanedorian scheduled to hit landfall. pic.twitter.com/2GljxZD9uZ— UAE Embassy US (@UAEEmbassyUS) September 7, 2019
The passengers were flown back to the state this week as the hurricane changed directions to North and South Carolina. The hurricane currently heads towards Canada with outrageous wind speeds coming at 160kmph.
The slow-moving storm is a category five, and has killed 46 people, devastating the Bahamas.