Dubai news roundup: March 13

Online tracking of ID cards, new residential area roads, stretch of sand at JBR not a beach and more UAE news.

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Soon applicants for UAE national identity cards will be able to track the progress of their ID production online.
Full story: Emirates 24/7

RTA to initiate construction of new roads in three residential areas Al Khawaneej, Al Barsha and Al Warqa in order to address the high urbanisation rates in the districts.
Full story: Gulf News

Dubai beachgoers surprised that stretch of sand at Jumeirah Beach Residence isn’t officially recognised as a beach by local municipality and for that reason not supervised by lifeguards.
Full story: 7days

RTA official say that commuters can use water on the trains in cases of emergency after a passenger that fainted inside the metro was denied water by attendants.
Full story: Khaleej Times

Forecasters predict the warm weather to continue, though a fall in daytime temperature is expected from Monday.
Full story: Gulf News

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