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Weather office predicts rains

Muscat is not expected to receive rain, although Al Amerat could have a chance of experiencing the rains
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Muscat: Parts of Oman is to experience rain due to local clouds in Al Hajar as well as convective clouds.

The chance for convective clouds, isolated rain and thundershowers could continue to Monday over Al Hajr Mountains towards the afternoon.

“There is a chance of medium and high clouds due to advection in the northern parts of Oman bringing in isolated rain in Ad Dhahira, during the day,” said the weather forecaster at Oman Met Office, Authority of Civil Aviation.

Rains are expected to originate from the middle region of Al Hajar mountains and extend towards the west.

Convective clouds and advection are to continue on Monday as well.

“In the Southern part of Oman, it is going to be partly cloudy skies along the coastal line and there could be a chance for drizzle with sea being rough to moderate with a maximum of three meters,” she said.

Rest of the Sultanate the sea is going to be slight with a height of 1.5 meters.

Muscat is not expected to receive rain, although Al Amerat with the mountains could have a chance of experiencing the rains from the local cloud formation.

There are also chances of late night to early morning low level clouds or fog patches along the coastal areas of the Arabian and Oman Sea.

According to the general weather forecast, along the coastal area of Oman Sea, winds will be northeasterly light to moderate during day becoming variable light at night and southerly to southwesterly moderate to fresh along Arabian Sea coast, while over the rest of the Sultanate it will be southeasterly light to moderate occasionally fresh over Dhofar governorate.

Maximum temperature recorded was 42 degree Celsius experienced in Mudheibi, Buraimi, Ibra and Adam; while lowest temperature was recorded in Jabal Shams with a high of 26 degree Celsius and a low of 20 degree Celsius.

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