Soaked Saham tops Oman rainfall table

Oman Wednesday 25/January/2017 15:26 PM
By: Times News Service
Soaked Saham tops Oman rainfall table

Muscat: Almost half of the wilayats falling under Muscat Governorate have made it into the top 10 of areas with the most rainfall in Oman.
The Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources recorded 41mm in Wilayat Saham, followed by 40 mm in the Seeb and the Qurayat area. Khaboura collected 34 mm of rainfall while Muscat had 32 mm. Muttrah recorded 31mm of rain, leaving Bausher and the Al-Amerat area at 17 mm each.
The lowest rainfall was recorded in three different areas at 2mm each: Dibba in Musandam, the Province of Liwa, and wilayat Al Kamil Wal Wafi.
Measurements were taken for yesterday and the day before. Schools closed early and the Muscat Festival also shut down their two venues in Al-Amerat and Naseem park on Tuesday due to heavy rain.