Weather to remain pleasant for next few days

Rustaq [Photographs: Badr al Badai]

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Oman will continue to experience pleasant weather on Sunday and Monday as several parts of the country experienced rainfall on Saturday.

Parts of Al Hail, Mawaleh, Ma'abela and Al Khoudh in Seeb; Hail al Ghaf in Quriyat; Rustaq, Wadi Bani Ghafir, Hoqain, Nakhal, Al Awabi, Wadi al Ma’awel, Barka and Musannah in South Batinah; Rowdha in Buraimi and Samail and Bidbid in Dakhliyah experienced light to heavy rainfall.

Speaking to Muscat Daily, an official from the Met office said, “There will be cloud cover in several parts of the country including Muscat leading to a fall in day time temperature.”

Wadi Hamam, Nakhal


Many parts of the sultanate experienced light to moderate easterly to southeasterly winds on Saturday. The governorates of Musandam, Buraimi, Dhahirah and the Sea of Oman coastlines saw light to moderate northerly winds.

The wind was light to moderate along the coasts of South Sharqiyah and Al Wusta with a maximum wave height of 1.5m and 1m along the rest of the coastal areas. Some parts of Oman experienced poor visibility due to thundershowers and fog patches too. The official added, “This is a sign of season change. Muscat city and Quriyat are likely to experience light to moderate rain on Sunday afternoon. There will be hail and fog in Musandam and over Al Hajar Mountains.”

For Sunday and Monday, the Directorate General of Meteorology stated, “There will be partly cloudy to cloudy skies over the northern governorates with chances of occasional rain and thundershower associated with hail and fresh winds. There will be mainly clear skies over rest of the country with chances of late night to early morning low level clouds or fog patches over the governorates of Al Wusta and Dhofar.”

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