Sharjah Police ready to deal with unstable weather conditions
November 17, 2023 / 5:52 PM
Sharjah 24: The Sharjah Police General Command intensified its security and traffic efforts during the rainy weather fluctuations that the country witnessed this Friday morning, as it dealt with a package of preventive and precautionary measures within its plans for preparedness in coordination with its concerned partners (Sharjah City Municipality, Sharjah Civil Defence Authority, Rafid Vehicle Solutions Company, Sharjah Roads and Transport Authority, Marwan General Contracting Company) in enhancing traffic security and safety on the roads.
Brigadier General Dr. Ahmed Saeed Al Naour, Director General of Central Operations, confirmed the readiness of Sharjah Police personnel around the clock to deal with weather depressions, in accordance with their beforehand plans for dealing with emergency and non-emergency cases, explaining that traffic patrols have been distributed on internal and external roads to deal with any emergency situation and to ensure the smooth flow of traffic, especially on roads that witness traffic congestion as a result of rainwater accumulations. He added that police has also enhanced the readiness of its security personnel in the operations room to receive calls round the clock, through 999 designated for emergency cases and 901 for non-emergency cases.
The Director General of the General Department of Central Operations at Sharjah Police called on the public to exercise caution during weather fluctuations, to stay away from valley areas, to follow sufficient safe distance between vehicles, and to concentrate on road to avoid accidents, and to immediately report any accidents via the notification emergency number 999.