Rain lashes several parts of Oman

February 04, 2019

Several parts of the sultanate including Muscat governorate received rainfall due to the formation of low pressure on Sunday. Rain in Muscat city in the evening brought down the temperature considerably.

The Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA) said that Muscat, Buraimi, North and South Batinah, and Musandam received moderate to heavy rainfall. “Al Hajar Mountains are expected to receive thunderstorms.”

The Public Authority for Civil Defence and Ambulances (PACDA) has called on citizens and residents to be cautious and not cross wadis during flooding.

PACA’s National Multi Hazard Early Warning Center had stated on Saturday that the low pressure will continue until Wednesday evening.

It asked people to follow weather reports through official channels.