Muscat: Jabal Shams recorded the lowest temperature in the Sultanate of Oman at less than 4 degrees Celsius on Sunday.
With moderate to active northern winds blowing over the mountainous and coastal areas of Dhofar Governorate, the temperatures in the wilayats and governorates of Oman have witnessed a steep fall. While Jabal Shams in A’Dakhliyah Governorate recorded the lowest temperature at 3.9 degrees Celsius, Saiq recorded the second lowest at 7 degree Celsius and Thurmait, Mazyouna and Yanqul recorded 12.3, 12.4 and 13.6 degree Celsius, respectively.
The official account of Oman Metrology on tweeter said the sea waves (coinciding with the northeastern winds) on the western coasts of Musandam Governorate and parts of the coasts of the Sea of Oman rose to an average of 2.0 metres this evening and are expected to continue on Monday and Tuesday.
“The sea waves continue to rise on the coasts of the Arabian Sea to an average height of 2.5 meters,” the Oman Metrology added.