UAE Schools Closed on Wednesday Due to Unstable Weather, Stay Safe!

Students and parents, please be advised that UAE schools will be closed tomorrow (Wednesday, November 20, 2019) for the safety of the students. This is due to unstable weather conditions which include rain and strong winds.

Disclaimer: While the announcement from the Ministry of Education and the Abu Dhabi Government Media Office seem official, it is still good to consult with your schools in order to ensure that you have updated information. 

An announcement by the Ministry of Education mentions that schools will be closed. Here’s the Tweet from the Ministry of Education about schools to close in the emirate of Dubai and the Northern Emirates:

Translation: Disclaimer: The Ministry of Education is keen on the safety of students and due to the fluctuations of weather and prevailing weather conditions, it was decided to disable all schools in Dubai and the Northern Emirates on Wednesday.

Schools in UAE Closed on Wednesday – November 20, 2019

Here is also a Tweet from Abu Dhabi Media Office about schools to be closed in Abu Dhabi as well:


Classes suspended in Abu Dhabi’s schools Wednesday

ABU DHABI,19th November, 2019 (WAM) — Study will be suspended tomorrow in all public and private schools in the emirate of Abu Dhabi against the backdrop of meteorological forecasts of unstable weather, according to the Abu Dhabi Government Media office.

The decision has been taken to ensure students’ safety, according to the Office’s Twitter account.


Schools to be closed Wednesday in northern parts of the country due to unstable weather: MoE

ABU DHABI, 19th November, 2019 (WAM) — The UAE Ministry of Education Tuesday announced that schools will be suspended tomorrow, Wednesday, due to bad weather and poor road conditions.

The Ministry of Education said schools in the emirates of Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah, and Umm Al Qaiwain would close to ensure students’ safety.


A humorous tweet from the (Knowledge and Human Development Authority) KHDA mentions that there is school tomorrow. However this Tweet was 5 hours before the announcement by the Ministry of Education.

While the announcement from the Ministry of Education and the Abu Dhabi Government Media Office seem official, it is still good to consult with your schools in order to ensure that you have updated information. 

Also for those who will be working tomorrow, please stay safe and we remind everyone to please avoid putting your lives at risk just to take photos/videos of the storm.


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