Tropical condition 'Mandous' moving towards Arabian Sea

Oman Tuesday 13/December/2022 09:43 AM
By: Times News Service
Tropical condition 'Mandous' moving towards Arabian Sea
Photo by - Oman Meteorology

Muscat: The tropical condition 'Mandous' is moving from India to the southeast of the Arabian Sea. There will be no direct effects of the tropical condition on the Sultanate of Oman, Oman Meteorology said on Tuesday.

The Meteorology said that satellite images show the movement of cumulus clouds associated with the tropical condition 'Mandous' from India to the southeast of the Arabian Sea. It is classified as a surface tropical disturbance near the western coasts of India.

"The weather will be clear to partly cloudy skies along the coastal areas of Oman Sea and Musandam Governorate on Tuesday. Partly cloudy skies will be over south Al Sharqiyah, Al Wusta and Dhofar Governorates with chance of isolated rain and mainly clear skies over the rest of the governorates with advection of high and medium clouds. There is a chance of clouds formation and isolated rain over Al Hajar Mountains toward afternoon."

Oman Meteorology said earlier today that the latest aerial photos show the spread of clouds on the coasts of the Sea of Oman and the governorates of Al Buraimi, Al Dhahirah, North and South Al Batinah, Al Dakhiliyah, and parts of North and South Al Sharqiyah and Al Wusta.

Meteorology stated that the waves on the coasts of the Arabian Sea will be medium and reached a maximum height of two metres, with the possibility of sea waves gradually rising to rough waves, reaching a maximum height of three meters during the period from December 16-18, 2022. Sea water may extend over the low coastal areas of the Arabian Sea.