Monday, 6 Feb 2023
Poor visibility due to dust and sandstorms affects large parts of Oman

Poor visibility due to dust and sandstorms impacts huge components of Oman

The Directorate General of Traffic, ROP also cautioned commuters travelling to Salalah and taking the Adam-Thumrait road to workout restrain as visibility plummeted on the highway.

“Remarkably low horizontal visibility on the Adam–Thumrait road,” ROP stated.

It additional known as upon folks to take caution although driving. “Drivers should be careful and take all precautions when visibility is low,” the ROP mentioned.

Hazy circumstances have prevailed more than huge swathes of Oman more than the final couple of days. The DGM in its advisory on Monday stated that, dust and sandstorms are probably to hit locations like Sur, Saham, Qalhat, Adam, Ibra, Fahud, Bahla, Shinas, Mahdah, Jaluni, Bidiyah, Mudhaibi, Duqm, Bukha, Rustaq, Ibri, Saiq, Al Sininah, Samail, Nizwa, Haima, Marmul, Muqshin, Muscat, Bausher, Amerat, Quriyat, Al Hamra, Izki, Bidbid, Mahout, Masirah, Jebel Shams, Al Mazyouna, Thumrait, Qarn al Alam, Khabourah, Liwa, Ras al Hadd, Suwaiq, Buraimi, Madha, Sohar, Khasab, Dibba and Yanqul.

In it forecast for Tuesday, DGM mentioned that cloudy skies will prevail along the coastal locations of Dhofar governorate and adjoining mountains with intermittent drizzle. “Hazy condition over the rest of the sultanate with chances of late night to early morning low level clouds or fog patches along the coastal areas of Arabian Sea and Sea of Oman is expected.”

Rain and occasional thundershowers are anticipated more than Al Hajar Mountains as there are possibilities of clouds improvement throughout afternoon, DGM stated.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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