Expect temperatures to fall in Muscat

Energy Sunday 23/December/2018 21:58 PM
By: Times News Service
Expect temperatures to fall in Muscat

Muscat: The Governorate of Muscat received rainfall on Sunday morning, and officials at the Public Authority of Civil Aviation (PACA) said that other parts of the Sultanate will witness a drop in temperature too.
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According to Oman Meteorology, “The rainfall that occurred on Sunday was 5.8mm at the Al Amerat station and 3.8mm at the Muscat station.”
The highest temperature recorded on Sunday was 29 degrees Celsius in the Wilayat of Salalah and 26 degrees Celsius in the Wilayats of Sur, Ibra, and Muscat. Al Rustaq was 24 degrees Celsius.
Jebel Shams witness the lowest temperature at 3.5 degrees Celsius.
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In its 24-hour outlook, the weather department said: “Clear to partly cloudy skies over the coastal areas of Oman Sea, Al Wusta and South Al Sharqiya. Mainly clear skies over the rest of the Sultanate with a chance of low-level clouds or fog patches formations in the late night to early morning over North and South Al Sharqiya, Al-Dhahira, Al-Buraimi and Al Wusta Governorates.”
According to data revealed by the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI), in December 2017, Oman witnessed the highest amount of rain compared to the other months of the year.
NCSI said in a statement: “980.8mm of rainfall that was recorded in December 2017 was the highest amount of rainfall in the Sultanate in 2017, while the lowest amount recorded was 15.6mm in October.”