(MENAFN- Khaleej Times) Power at Dubai's Mall of the Emirates temporarily went out earlier on Friday leaving many mallgoers in the dark.
In several tweets, residents and mallgoers shared photos of the mall in darkness. Many also tweeted out to Mall of the Emirates to find out what was going on.
@MallofEmirates blackout? What's happening?
- Lil One Of The Ashes (@lil1oftheashes) July 6, 2018 In a brief tweet, the Mall of the Emirates said that the mall experienced a temporary power outage due to a technical issue. "Mall of the Emirates experienced a temporary power outage in parts of the mall earlier this evening." The tweet read. They have also informed mallgoers that the issue has been resolved and power has been restored.
#MallOfTheEmirates experienced a temporary power outage in parts of the mall due to a technical issue earlier this evening. The issue has been resolved and power has been restored. We apologize for any inconvenience caused during this period and we thank you for your patience.
- Mall of the Emirates (@MallofEmirates) July 6, 2018 Despite mall authorities clarifying that the outage was due to technical issue, it didn't stop Twitterati from linking it to the inclement weather conditions that Dubai, and other parts of the country experienced this afternoon.
The whole Mall of Emirates just lost power because of a sand storm and if this isn't the craziest sentence you've read today
- lamis (@palestiniarican) July 6, 2018 So parts of #Dubai is currently having rain, some having winds, sandstorms and there's a power outage in Mall of the Emirates. And then they say girls have moody days. ??
- YAAAAAAS QUEEN!! ?????????????????? (@Gracious_Gal) July 6, 2018
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