MUSCAT: The low pressure system is presently centred in Northern India and is slowly moving towards the east of the Arabian Sea, according to the National Multi-Hazard Early Warning Centre at the Civil Aviation Authority, announced on Sunday.
Monitoring the weather system, observed several days ago over the Indian subcontinent (north India and Gujarat), Oman Met said there are chances that the low pressure will reach the Arabian Sea on Wednesday or Thursday affirming that there is a slim chance of direct effect in the Sultanate of Oman over the next five days, however there are chances of high cloud pouring into the country.
Clouds formed over various parts of the Hajar Mountains as the mountainous areas of the governorates of Al Dakhiliyah, North Al Sharqiyah, Al Dhahirah, Al Buraimi, South and North Al Batinah witnessed scattered thunderstorms and rainfall ranging from 10 to 30. The rainfall was accompanied by active descending winds with speed ranging between 20 to 35 knots. Horizontal visibility decreased as a result of rising dust and rainfall.
Wide parts of the coast and mountains of Dhofar Governorate witnessed fog formation with high clouds pouring into the other governorates.