Met forecasts rains for Oman in coming days

The high and medium clouds are visible in the northern governorates of the Sultanate, while low clouds exist on parts of the central and Dhofar governorates, reported Oman Meteorology on Saturday.

Official sources has not indicated towards the possibility of scattered rains over the couple of days in rest of the sultanate.

‘Oman will be affected by a trough of low pressure starting from February 24, to the next few days,’ a statement had said earlier.

The National Multi Hazard Early Warning Center at the Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA) has warned of the possibility of hailstorms and rains for many parts of Oman. “The latest weather analysis… shows that the Sultanate will be affected by [a] trough of low pressure starting from Saturday, ” the statement said.

It said that rainfall and occasional thunderstorms associated with fresh wind and hail are expected over the governorate of Musandam, and extending to North and South al Batinah, Muscat, Buraimi, Dhahirah, Dakhiliyah, and North and South Sharqiyah.

The sea state in the Sea of Oman and at Musandam is also expected to be rough, authorities have warned, with waves reaching a maximum height of 2.5 metres.