Parts of Oman to witness thunderstorms

Oman Monday 26/December/2022 10:52 AM
By: Times News Service
Parts of Oman to witness thunderstorms

Muscat: A number of the Sultanate of Oman’s governorates may witness isolated thunderstorms on Monday.

Oman Meteorology said in its weather forecast:"The weather will be partly cloudy to cloudy skies over the northern governoartes with chances of isolated rain occasionally thunderstorms . It's expected that clear to partly cloudy sky over rest of governoartes with chances of late night to early morning low-level clouds or fog patches over parts of al Wusta, South Al Sharqiyah and Dhofar Governorates."

The aerial picture shows the beginning of the flow of clouds over the Musandam Governorate, with chances of scattered rain of varying intensity in the coming time. Clouds are expected to gradually flow and form over most of the northern governorates, with chances of scattered thunderstorms during the noon and evening hours.

Oman Meteorology said in wind forecast:" Light to moderate northeasterly winds expected to blow along the coasts of the Oman Sea, while winds in the rest of the governorates will be southeasterly to easterly, light to moderate in speed."

The meteorology stated previously in its weather report No.2 which issued on Sunday that trough of new low pressure will likely affect the atmosphere of the Sultanate of Oman starting gradually Monday afternoon and will continue until Wednesday. The trough will be associated with clouds advection and chances of different intensities thunderstorms over Govemorates of Musandam , North Al Batinah, South Al Batinah, Al Buraimi, Al Dakhiliyah, Muscat, Al Dhahirah, North Al Sharqiyah and South Al Sharqiyah.