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Mudhaibi records highest rainfall in a day

Mudhaibi records highest rainfall in a day

Overflowing wadis brought on the water level to rise in the dams across the sultanate. An estimated 23.4032mn m3 of water was collected in the dams by Monday.

Statistics by the rain monitoring stations beneath the Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources (MRMWR) show that Mudhaibi in South Sharqiyah (85mm) received the highest quantity of rainfall on Monday.

Yanqul received 68mm, Al Awabi 57mm, Bahla 46mm, Saham 34mm, Quriyat 20mm, Al Kamil W’al Wafi and Madha 13mm every.

According to the Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA) Wadi Bani Khalid received 19.6mm rain, Bidiyah 17mm, Izki 16mm, Muscat 15.4mm and Seeq 14.6mm.

The wilayat of Ibra received 14.4mm rainfall, Al Hamra 10mm, Dima Wa al Taien 9.2mm, Samail and Al Qabel six.4mm every, Bidbid 6mm and Dibba five.8mm.

The quantity of rain recorded in the wilayat of Nizwa was five.4mm, Bausher 5mm, Ibri four.6mm, Qalhat three.2mm, Nakhal two.8mm, Port Sultan Qaboos 1.6mm, Amerat 1.4mm and Liwa 1mm.

Clean-up operations Several teams from the MRMWR and the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) are conducting clean-up operations in the governorates of Dhahirah, Dakhliyah, North Batinah and South Sharqiyah.

Roads division in the Governorate of Dakhliyah removed debris from the roads impacted by the
climate situation, particularly in Samail’s Wadi al Aq’q on Tuesday. Efforts are also on in Dakhliyah to restore roads and get rid of debris in Jebel Akhdar and Birkat al Mouz, MoTC tweeted on Tuesday.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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