Low pressure to bring more rains in northern Oman

Muscat - 

The trough of low pressure affecting weather in northern parts of Oman will continue till Wednesday with chances of thunderstorm and dust storms sweeping large swathes of the country. 

The National Multi Hazard Early Warning Center stated on Tuesday that ‘the sultanate’s atmosphere will continue to be affected by an atmosphere of low pressure until Wednesday, with the possibility of heavy rainfall, sometimes accompanied by heavy winds and hail in most of the northern governorates’.

The Directorate General of Meteorology also issued an advisory for thunderstorm, dust and sandstorm likely to affect Qalhat, Ibra, Bahla, Mahdah, Bidiyah, Mudhaibi, Bukha, Rustaq, Ibri, Saiq, Al Sininah, Samail, Nizwa, Amerat, Quriyat, Al Hamra, Izki, Bidbid, Jebel Shams, Bausher, Khabourah, Suwaiq, Buraimi, Madha, Khasab, Dibba and Yanqul.

Areas like Suwaiq, Nakhal, Khabourah, Rustaq, Khasab and Amerat among others received isolated rains on Tuesday.

According to rainfall monitoring stations of the Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources, during October 28 and 29, Bausher received the highest amount of rainfall at 78mm, followed by Hamra (73mm), Sohar (67mm), Rustaq (60mm) and Khasab (53mm).

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