Video: Rains reported from Northern Oman

May 16 – Light to moderate rains accompanied by strong winds have been reported from various parts of Oman, including Rustaq, Amerat, Izki and Musandam.

Meanwhile, Oman Meteorology has issued the following advisory.

Latest observations and satellite imageries showed observe of tropical low pressure area with surface wind speed 17 knots located south west of Arabian Sea near Socotra Island, at latitude 11.5oN and longitude 53.5oE. Moving westerly to northwesterly towards Adan Gulf in the coming 24 hours without any direct effect on the Sultanate.


The tropical low pressure associated with Convective clouds with chance of cloud advection and isolated rain occasionally thundershowers over Dhofar Governorate today and tomorrow. The sea state will be moderate to rough along Dhofar and Al-Wusta coastal areas with maximum wave height of 3.0 meters.
The Public Authority for Civil Aviation advices all to follow the weather bulletins and take precautions regarding wadis and flash floods, and make sure of the sea state before sailing.