Brace for four-day rain in Oman from today

Muscat: According to the weather analysis of the National Multi-Hazard Early Warning Centre (NMHEWC), a trough of low pressure, located in southern Iran, will affect the Sultanate from after Tuesday, November 19 to Friday, November 22, 2019.

The Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA) expects the weather will be partly cloudy to cloudy with chances of rain, occasional thundershowers associated with fresh winds, hail and flash flood from Tuesday evening over the Governorate of Musandam, extending gradually to the Governorates of Al Buraimi, North Al Batinah, South Al Batinah, Al Dhahirah, Al Dakhliyah, Muscat, North Al Sharqiyah and South Al Sharqiyah.

The weather charts also indicate a relative decrease in temperature associated with the weather condition. Sea state will be moderate to rough along the coastal areas of the Sea of Oman with wave height ranging between 2.5 to 1.5 metres while it will be moderate along rest of the coasts with wave height ranging between 1 to 0.5 metre.

PACA has advised all to take precautions while raining and wadis overflow and to check the sea state before sailing.

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