Rain fell in Quriyat in Muscat governorate, Shinas in North Batinah, Rustaq in South Batinah and Al Hamra in Dakhliyah.
Dr Abdellatif said that parents of such babies are counselled prior to the delivery by a neonatologist about the chances of survival.
The Public Authority for Electricity and Water (PAEW) held an event to honour those who participated and contributed significantly to the ‘iCommit’ campaign.
The minister said a sport like capoeira can appeal to youngsters in the sultanate and the championship was a step towards popularising it. T
The festival promises to enthrall visitors with its new look this year and the municipality hopes it will attract huge crowds due to the pleasant weather and school holidays.
The number of new registered cases from January till the end of December 2016 stood at 57,318.
The new electricity tariff system for those who consume more than 150 MWh per year came into effect from January 1.
Over 50 seats were distributed in SQU on Monday and another 150 in the parking area of Lulu Bausher on Tuesday.
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