More heavy rain expected in Oman soon

Oman Sunday 22/March/2020 16:03 PM
By: Times News Service
More heavy rain expected in Oman soon

Muscat: Heavy thundershowers are expected over several parts of the country, which could cause flash floods and hail, the country’s Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA), has announced

The low pressure Al Rahmah Trough will continue to affect the Sultanate until Monday 23rd March 2020.

Due to the expected heavy amounts of rainfall leading to thundershowers (30-60mm), associated with fresh downdraft winds, hail precipitation, flow of some wadis (flash floods) and poor visibility over the governorates of Musandam, Al Buraimi, Al Dakhiliyah, Muscat and North Al Sharqiyah as well as parts of Dhofar and Al Wusta governorates, the Public Authority for Civil Aviation advices all to take precautions during rain and while travelling through wadis, and to check the visibility and sea states before sailing and follow the instructions of the Supreme Committee for dealing with COVID-19, to sta home and never leave, unless it is necessary.”