PACA warns of heavy rainfall tonight

Oman Sunday 19/May/2019 14:17 PM
By: Times News Service
PACA warns of heavy rainfall tonight

Muscat: Oman's Meteorology authority has warned the public to stay safe as reports indicate heavy rainfall in some areas of Oman tonight, Sunday, May 19.

Nearly all of the Sultanate's governorates could be at risk of flooding in the wadis.

The report issued by the Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA) said, "Due to the possible thunderstorms on Sunday evening May 19, which may vary in some areas from 40 to 90mm accompanied by fresh winds and hail, and could lead to the overflow of wadis in all governorates."

As such, PACA has called on everyone to take precautions during thunderstorms and not to cross any wadis. The authority has also advised citizens and residents to avoid low-lying areas and not to sail in the ocean during this period.