Muscat, The Ministry of Regional Municipalities

and Water Resources said in a report on rainfall in a number of the

Sultanate’s states: “Heavy rainfall was reported at a number of the

Sultanate’s governorates yesterday, May 28, which led to the flow of

valleys and the dams held a quantity of water.”

The report added that the rainfall measurement stations of the

Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources recorded the

highest rainfall in the Governorate of Al Buraimi (35 mm) in the Wilayat

of Al Buraimi, Governorate of Dhofar (26 mm) in the Wilayat of Salalah,

Governorate of North A’Sharqiya (19 mm), in Governorate of A’Dhahira

(16 mm) in the Wilayat of Ibri, and in Governorate of North Al Batinah

with (13 mm) in the Wilayat of Sohar.

“Sahlnout dam in the Wilayat of Salalah is still holding a quantity of

water (5 million cubic meters) and the flood protection dam in Salalah

has held 24.45 million cubic meters of water,” said the Ministry of

Regional Municipalities and Water Resources.

Source: Oman News Agency