Cooler temperatures set in Oman

The coolest place was Jabal Shams with a maximum of 12 degrees Celsius and a minimum of 5 degrees Celsius

Lakshmi Kothaneth –
MUSCAT, Feb. 3 –

The northwesterly winds continued to blow on Friday in the coastal areas of the Sea of Oman after the
rains due to the trough of low pressure.
The temperature is expected to cool down according to the weather forecaster, “In the interior the minimum temperature is expected to go below 10 degrees Celsius and in the coastal areas below 15 degrees Celsius.”
The northwesterly wind will continue until Saturday afternoon and along with it the dust will also continue to rise. The strong winds also proved complication for flights.
The five weather stations of the Oman Met Office of Public Authority for Civil Aviation recorded 10.6 mm rain in Diba, 7.6 mm in Khasab, 6.2 mm in Bukha and 3.2 mm in Buraimi.
There is a chance of low clouds and drizzle tomorrow morning. The coolest place in Oman was Jabal Shams that recorded a max-imum of 12 degrees Celsius and a minimum of 5 degrees Celsius.
The weather advisory warns dust, sandstorm in Fahud, Qarn Alam, Yaaloni, Thumrait, Marmul, Qairoon, Hairti, Haima, Mahout, Zamaim, Sadah, Muqshin, Al Mazunh.
— Picture by Zaid al Shihi