Oman weather: Air depression to affect Muscat
November 20, 2019 | 2:08 PM
by Times News Service
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Muscat: The air depression, Al Mukramat, will hit Muscat governorate today (Wednesday) evening with heavy to moderate rain, according to an official at the Public Authority of Civil Aviation (PACA).

In a statement issued online by the official from PACA said:'' Al Buraimi governorate and wilayat of Dhank got the heaviest rain around Oman since the air depression started yesterday on Tuesday. The air depression is moving gradually to North Al Batinah, South Al Batinah to Muscat governorates during next hours.

Heavy thundershower over Musandam, North Al Batinah, South Al Batinah, Al Buraimi, Al Dakhliyah, Al Dahirah and Muscat governorates, which will be accompanied with fresh winds, hail, flash floods and wadis and reduction in the horizontal visibility,” PACA informed.

''Sea State will be moderate to rough during this period over Oman Sea.'' PACA added

The Public Authority of Civil Aviation has advised all to take precautions during rainfall, flash floods and wadis and to check the sea state before sailing and to keep monitoring the weather bulletins.

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