Mercury dips as rain lashes northern parts of Oman

MUSCAT: A number of wilayats in the Sultanate’s north on Monday experienced scattered rains causing some wadis to overflow. Light showers were reported in Muscat Governorate while the governorates of South Al Batinah, Al Buraimi and Al Dhahirah experienced light to moderate rains causing temperatures to drop and wadis to flow. Light to moderate rains accompanied by active wind were also reported in the Wilayat of Al Rustaq in South Al Batinah Governorate. The Directorate-General of Meteorology forecasts scattered rains over the coastal areas of Dhofar Governorate. The temperature is expected to drop in most governorates.