Category 3 hurricane Michael is expected to hit Florida on Wednesday.
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DUBAI – The UAE Consulate in New York City has issued an alert to Emiratis over a hurricane likely to hit the northern Gulf coast on Wednesday.
The Category 3 hurricane Michael is expected to hit Florida on Wednesday before moving across southeastern US on Thursday.
On its Twitter page, the UAE Consulate warned Emiratis to exercise caution and follow evacuation procedures.
“For emergencies, please call 911 and do not hesitate to call the Consulate at +1-646-630-2575 for further assistance” the consulate said on its Twitter account.
ATTENTION: UAE citizens in Florida, #HurricaneMichael is expected to make landfall in the northern Gulf Coast on Wednesday. Stay tuned to local news for safety instructions and evacuation procedures. For emergencies, please call 911 and call +1-646-630-2575 for further assistance pic.twitter.com/n4XrHuZQKZ
— UAE Consulate in NYC (@UAEinNYC) October 8, 2018
The US National Hurricane Centre has warned Florida residents to prepare for “life-threatening” winds, heavy rain and flash floods. GAD/Expat Media
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