New trough to affect weather in Oman

Oman Friday 24/November/2023 14:35 PM
By: Times News Service
New trough to affect weather in Oman
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Muscat: The latest weather updates and analysis of the National Multi Hazard Early Warning Center indicate that an upper air trough will affect the Sultanate of Oman from Friday, 24 November, 2023, evening till Sunday 26 November, 2023.

It’s expected that cloud advection and development with chances of thunderstorms of varying intensity associated with active downdraft winds and hail over Musandam governorate on Friday evening, gradually extending to Saturday to include the governorates of North Al Batinah, South Al Batinah, Al Dakhiliyah, Muscat, North Al Sharqiyah, and South Al Sharqiyah.

The heaviest rainfall is expected over Oman Sea coasts and Al Hajar Mountains and adjoining areas. Details of daily weather condition:

1. Clouds advection and formation with thunderstorms of varying intensity (10 - 40 mm) associated with hail, which may cause valleys to overflow.

2. Active downdraft winds with speed ranging between (15 to 30 kt) (28-56km/h).

3. Chances of a rise in sea waves to a moderate height of 2 meters along Musandam west coasts and Oman Sea coasts.

The Civil Aviation Authority advises all to take precaution during rainfall and overflowing valleys, check visibility and sea state before sailing and follow the issued weather bulletins & reports.