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Al-Brakat to affect Oman from May 2: PACA

Oman Friday 01/May/2020 15:55 PM
By: Times News Service
Al-Brakat to affect Oman from May 2: PACA

Muscat: The Public Authority of Civil Aviation (PACA), has informed that a trough of low pressure, ‘Al-Brakat’ will affect the Sultanate from tomorrow Saturday 2nd to Monday 4th of May 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-Brakat Trough, will affect the Sultanate from tomorrow Saturday 2nd to Monday 4th of May, 2020.”

“There will be chances of varied intensity rainfall , occasionally thundershowers associated with fresh winds and hail over governorates of Musandam extending gradually to effect governorates of Buraimi, North Al Batinah, south Al Batinah, AL Dhahirah, Muscat, Al Dakhliya, north Al Sharqiyah and south Al Sharqiyah, with chance of isolated rain over mountains and coastal areas of Dhofar governorate."

"The weather event will be associated with moderate to fresh southeasterly wind over Al Wusta and Dhofar governorates which will cause rising of dust," statement said.

The Public Authority for Civil Aviation has advices all to take precaution during rain and Wadi and to check the visibility and flowing wadis and sea state before sailing and follow the instructions of the Supreme Committee's for Dealing with the COVID-19 to stay home and never leave unless it is too necessary.