Oman weather: More rain and storms expected

Energy Wednesday 25/January/2017 10:37 AM
By: Times News Service
Oman weather: More rain and storms expected

MUSCAT: Thunderstorms are expected today in Muscat, Baushar, Al Amerat, Quriyat, Rustaq, Ibra and other parts of Oman, the meteorology department has predicted.
“Horizontal visibility may reduce during dust rising winds,” the department also added.
“Rain is also expected in Nizwa, Suwaiq, Mudhabi, Sunaynah, Saiq, Yanqul, Bidbid, Jabal Shams, Al Hamra and Izki,” the department added.
During the last 24 hours, 16.8mm rain fell in Buraimi, 16.1mm fell in Muscat, 24 mm in Dhank, 14.4mm Sunnaih and 20.6mm in Yanqul
Yesterday, wadis were overflowing, Muscat Festival activities were halted and some of the schools declared a holiday due to heavy rain.