Muscat: The Public Authority of Civil Aviation (PACA), has informed that a trough of low pressure, ‘Al Rahma’ will affect the Sultanate from today Friday 20 to Monday 23, 2020.
A statement issued online by PACA said: “The weather analysis in the National Multi Hazard Early Warning Centre indicates that a trough of low pressure, Al Rahma Trough, will affect the Sultanate from today Friday 20th to Monday 23rd of March 2020. The peak of trough will be starting from Saturday evening until Monday morning.”
“There will be chances of varied intensity rainfall ranging 30 - 60 ml, occasionally thundershowers associated with fresh winds and hail over governorates of Musandam, Al Buraimi, North Al Batinah, South Al Batinah, Al Dakhliyah, Muscat, North Al Sharqiyah , South Al Sharqiyah and parts of Al Wusta and Dhofar."
“The weather event will be associated with fresh southeasterly wind over Al Wusta, Dhofar and Al Dakhliyah governorates during today Friday the 20th and Saturday 21st March 2020 which will cause rising of dust, followed by fresh northwesterly wind over northern governorates of the Sultanate,” the statement said.
The Public Authority for Civil Aviation has called on all to take precaution during rain, low visibility and flowing wadis.