Oman weather: Expect thunderstorms in Sultanate

Oman Saturday 25/June/2016 21:53 PM
By: Times News Service
Oman weather: Expect thunderstorms in Sultanate

Muscat: Global meteorologists have predicted thunderstorms in Oman next week.
“Spotty thunderstorms can break out across Oman around the middle of next week,” Jason Nicholls, senior meteorologist and international forecasting manager at said.
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Last week, residents in different areas of Oman witnessed rain, especially in Salalah. It rained heavily in Bahla and in many areas in the Dhofar Governorate.
“For the last one week, we are experiencing rain in Salalah. A few days ago it rained heavily. Roads were flooded,” Basil Peter, a resident of Salalah, said. “It rained on Friday too,” Basil added.
Dust storm
Meanwhile, dust storm has been predicted by Oman meteorology department in Buraimi, Fahud, Ibra, Qarn_Alam, Adam, Yanqual, Shinas, Saham, Liwa and Al Khaburah. The department has also predicted thunderstorm in Salalah. “Skies over Dhofar, Al Wusta and south Al Sharqiyah governorates will be cloudy with chance of isolated rain,” the forecast adds.