Abu Dhabi Airport devastated by heavy storm

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The airport of Abu Dhabi was devastated by a heavy storm on March 9, 2016.

Roofs collapsed, small planes scattered, and debris smashed into terminal doors as Abu Dhabi got hit with 130kmph winds, 110mm rainfall, and hailstorm. Apocalyptical!

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The severe weather conditions forced the airport to suspend all flights and cancel the UAE Air Expo 2016.

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People run for cover during the apocalyptical storm at Al Bateen airport in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates March 9, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer Newsdaily.com

Planes are flying on the ground:

Airport staff and passengers looked on as wind and rain battered the airport.

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There was nothing to do, winds, rain and hail were too strong.

In one video, a large piece of debris smashed into a set of glass doors, smashing on bystanders.

Look at the wind… It’s insane:

Sure with all the money they have, they could build something more stabil:

Though the worst appears to be over, the bad weather is predicted to continue over the next few days.

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Damage after the heavy storm in Abu Dhabi, UAE March 9, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer Newsdaily.com

Here a last video compilation:

Flights schedules are expected to resume to normal.

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