Cool breeze to bring down temperature

MUSCAT, Nov 12 – Drizzle and cool breeze are likely to bring down temperature by three degrees, according to the Directorate General of Meteorology and Air Navigation at the Public Authority of Civil Aviation (PACA).
However, temperature will remain at around 29 to 30 degrees Celsius.
Fresh winds at a speed of 20 nautical miles per hours are expected in the coastal areas, while rains are forecast for the next two days.
Coastal areas of Muscat and Al Batinah are expected to witness cooler mornings in the coming days.
Various parts of the country witnessed morning downpour on Sunday, while the capital saw light showers. “Showers are normal just before the winter sets in. It marks the transition from hot to cooler days,” said the Met Office official.
In next two days, clear to partly cloudy skies are likely over Musandam Governorate and the coastal areas of Oman Sea with chances of isolated rain.
Low-level clouds or fog patches will be visible over governorates of South Sharqiyah, Al Wusta and Dhofar.
Wind will be northeasterly to easterly light to moderate, becoming variable light at night along the coastal areas of Oman Sea, and southeasterly light along the coastal areas of Arabian Sea. Over the rest of the Sultanate, it will be northwesterly light to moderate.
The Met Office cautioned motorists of poor horizontal visibility during fog and rain in the next two days.

LAKSHMI KOTHANETH