Rainfall expected in parts of Oman

Oman Saturday 27/May/2023 11:04 AM
By: Times News Service
Rainfall expected in parts of Oman
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Muscat: Heavy rainfall is likely over some governorates of the Sultanate of Oman today, Saturday, May 27, 2023.

According to Oman Meteorology, heavy rainfall is expected on Saturday from 11:30 AM till 9 PM on mountainous areas over the Governorates of South Al Sharqiyah, North Al Sharqiyah, parts of Muscat, Al Dakhiliyah and South Al Batinah, and may extend to coastal areas of Oman Sea.

The expected impact of the weather:

1. Heavy rainfall may range between 15-30 mm, which may lead to flash wadis.

2. Poor horizontal visibility due to dust rising during rainfall.

3. Downdrafts winds (35-65) knots.

Oman Meteorology has urged people to stay away from low places and wadis and to not attempt to swim in wadis, as well as to keep an eye on children and never allow them to approach or risk crossing wadis for the sake of public safety.