Are there sharks in the UAE?

Are there sharks in the UAE?

After all, as Rima Jabado, Fisheries Expert at the Ministry of Environment and Water points out, there are 31 sharks species that have been identified in UAE waters, and among these are deep water as well as coastal sharks. According to divers in the UAE, most sharks they come across are harmless.

What dangerous animals are in Dubai?

The most dangerous wild animals in the UAE are definitely snakes. There are four species of snakes that give potentially lethal bites: Sindh saw-scaled viper, Arabian horned viper, the Oman carpet viper, and rare Persian horned viper.

Can you drink water from tap in Dubai?

The Emirates Authority for Standardization and Authorization defines tap water in UAE be safe for human consumption as long as it complies with the UAE. S GSO 149 code. DEWA-Dubai Electricity and Water Authorities makes sure that the water is completely safe.

Is there mosquitos in Dubai?

Dubai: The surly rise of mosquitos this week have taken Dubai residents aback with the constant nuisance of buzzing, bites and bumps. On Wednesday, residents living in Jumeirah and the new areas of Dubai complained of a mosquito infestation as the largely outdoor problem has now entered people’s homes.

Can I use UK plugs in Dubai?

Good news for Brits heading to Dubai, as the country uses the same travel adaptors as the UK – type G. This means no travel adaptor is needed as your regular plugs will fit into the walls.

What can bite you in Dubai?

Generally, bees and wasps are potentially the most dangerous insects, especially in children who are allergic to their stings but I have yet to come across a child stung by a bee or wasp here in Dubai. Mild reactions caused by bites from mosquitoes, fleas and ants commonly bring children to the clinic.

Is it safe to go to Dubai at the moment?

Dubai actually has a really low crime rate. Violent crime is rare. You may get some petty theft and bag snatching in crowded areas but besides this, Dubai is safe to travel to. There’s also a threat of conflict, due to its position on the Arabian Peninsula and just how near Dubai is to the Middle East and Yemen.

Is Dubai safe at night?

Dubai is probably safer than your home city Dubai is very safe compared with other large cities across the globe, and street crime is rare. It’s safe to take taxis at night, and walking around on your own is fine in most areas.