Muscat: The National Multi-Hazard Early Warning Centre at the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued Alert No.3 on the heavy rainfall expected over the Sultanate of Oman. It reads as follows:
“It is expected that heavy thundershowers associated with downdraft fresh winds and hail will fall during this night and early morning of tomorrow (Tuesday) over the Governorates of North A’Sharqiya, South A’Sharqiya, Muscat and parts of South Al Batinah with precipitation ranging (20-60mm).
Isolated rain will continue over the Governorates of North Al Batinah, A’Dhahira, Al Burami and Musandam with precipitation ranging (10-30 mm.
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) advices all to take precautions during thundershower rain, and not to cross Wadis (Flash Flood) and avoid low-lying areas and not to sail during alert period”.