Tuesday, 21 Mar 2023
Rains reported in interiors, temperature to drop in Muscat, says Met

Rains reported in interiors, temperature to drop in Muscat, says Met

Though there are no such probabilities in Muscat in the subsequent 24 hours, the influence of the showers in the surrounding locations will enable a drop in the temperature. There will also be mild breeze with a drop in temperature in Muscat for the subsequent 24 hours.

Speaking about the newest climate improvement, an official from the meteorological division mentioned, “Areas that are closer to the sea are witnessing cloudy weather and rain. This is because of the pressure in the sea and also the impact of the clouds from monsoon in India. Northern parts of the country will also witness strong northwest wind that has started blowing from Musandam since Saturday; and this wind will gradually be extending towards the rest of the northern governorates. The winds will be accompanied by a rise in the sea waves and a drop in temperature by 3-6°C.”

The official advised individuals to steer clear of wadis as most are most likely to be flooded.

Some of the areas that witnessed rains in the final 24 hours are Ibra, Liwa, Yanqul, Sohar, Haima, Wadi al Jizzi, Rustaq, Khabourah, Saham and Samail.

In its forecast for Sunday and Monday, the Met workplace stated that cloudy skies have been anticipated along the coastal locations of Dhofar governorate and the adjoining mountains with probabilities of intermittent drizzle.

“Mainly clear skies will prevail over the rest of the sultanate with chances of clouds formation and occasional thundershowers over Al Hajar mountains and adjoining areas. There are chances of late night to early morning low level clouds or fog patches along most of the coastal areas,” it mentioned.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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