Muscat, Some of the governorates of the Sultanate
reported heavy rainfall due to the presence of local clouds that
followed the tropical situation on Sunday, May 27. In Governorate of
Dhofar, rainfall measurement stations of the Ministry of Regional
Municipalities and Water Resources recorded the highest rainfall in the
Wilayat of Salalah (44 mm), the Wilayat of Taqa (29 mm), and in the
Wilayat of Thumrait (5 mm).
Rain also fell at Al Hajjar Mountains and the neighboring wilayats. In
the Governorate of A’Dhahira, (26 mm) rainfalls were reported in the
Wilayat of Yanqul and (13 mm) in the Wilayat of Ibri. Rain was also
reported in the Governorate of Al-Buraimi, with (7mm) in the Wilayat of
Mahdha, and (3mm) in the Wilayat of al-Buraimi.
Most of the wadis in the Governorate of Dhofar flooded as a
continuation of the impact of the tropical situation and the rains that
were reported yesterday. In the Governorate of A’Dhahira, Wadi Maqar
in the Wilayat of Ibri flooded, in addition to Wadis of Al Arshi and Falaj
Al Sideriyeen in the Wilayat of Yanqul. In the Governorate of al Buraimi,
the wadis of Ajran and Al Fayadh in the Wilayat of Al Buraimi also
flooded, as well as Wadi of Mahdha in the Wilayat of Mahdha.
In the Governorate of Dhofar, as a result of the impact of the tropical
situation and the subsequent rains, the amount of water held in the
protection dam in Salalah increased to 25.88 million cubic meters.
Wadi Sahlnout dam still retains the amount of water 4.6 million cubic
Source: Oman News Agency