Dubai’s famous floating house sinks

January 5, 2018
Samaa Web Desk

The famous underwater floating house in Dubai sank due to high waves, police confirmed, according to Khaeej Times.

The floating villa in Dubai – off Burj Al Arab – sank on Wednesday due to rough sea.

The police added that nobody was on board at the time of the incident and concerned authorities were attempting to recover it.

Lt. Col. Ahmad Burqibah, Deputy Director of Search and Rescue Department at Dubai Police, said that the port police station received information about the sinking on Wednesday at 12:31pm.

A rescue team and boats rushed to the scene within few mintutes, he added.

Burqibah said that the floating house sank due to rough seas and 8 meter-high waves.