Muscat: Sunaynah and Ibri recorded the highest maximum temperatures of 45.5 degrees Celsius in Oman on Friday.
The information was revealed by the official handle of the Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA).
The two cities were followed by Fahud, which saw the mercury soar to 44.6 degrees. Moreover, Maqshin recorded a maximum temperature of 44.4 degrees, followed by Buraimi at 43.7 degrees while Samail sizzled at 43.5 degrees.
Meanwhile, Saiq and Qairoon Hriti registered the lowest minimum temperature at 20 degrees. It was followed by Dhalkut at 20.6 degrees, Shalim at 21 degrees, Yaaloni at 21.6 degrees and Duqm at 22.1 degrees.
Moreover, sporadic rainfall is set to continue in khareef season, PACA remarked.
“Cloudy skies along the coastal areas of Dhofar governorate and adjoining mountains with intermittent drizzle and isolated rain. Clear skies over the rest of the Sultanate with chances of cloud development and isolated rains associated with fresh wind over Al Hajar mountains and surroundings during the afternoon,” an official PACA statement said.
PACA added that coastal areas along the Arabian Sea and Oman Sea will be affected by fog as well.
“Chance of late night to early morning low level clouds or fog patches along the coastal areas of the Arabian Sea and a part of Oman Sea coast,” it added.
“Rough sea expected along Arabian Sea coast. Reduction in visibility during fog and thundershower,” PACA said.