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A trough of low pressure brought about rains in Muscat and many other places in the interiors on Wednesday evening. The low pressure is expected to cause further rains till Saturday.

Low stress to trigger rains till Saturday

The Public Authority for Civil Aviation’s (PACA) National Multi Hazard and Early Warning Centre stated that its newest climate charts indicated that the sultanate was impacted by a trough of low stress on October 17 which will continue till October 20.

According to the statement, due to the low stress, there are probabilities of convective clouds building and occasional thundershowers related with fresh downdraft winds and hails more than the governorates of Musandam, Buraimi, Dhahirah, North Batinah, South Batinah, Dakhliyah, Muscat, North Sharqiyah and South Sharqiyah.

After days of cloudy climate, residents of Muscat witnessed a drizzle late evening on Wednesday. Rains had been also reported in Barka, Ibri and Quriyat amongst other locations. PACA advised all to take precautions in the course of rainfall and preserve monitoring climate bulletins.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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