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Qarn Alam records highest temperature of the year

15 Jun 2021

Qarn Alam in Dakhliyah governorate recorded 50.3°C on Monday, the highest temperature this year. Mudhaibi in North Sharqiyah too saw the mercury crossing 50°C. 

According to the Directorate General of Meteorology, Mudhaibi and Adam in Dakhliyah were expected to see temperatures touching 50°C on Tuesday. 

Earlier on June 5, Sunaynah in Buraimi saw the mercury touching 50.1°C. 

The Met office predicted clear to partly cloudy skies on the coast of Dhofar governorate and the surrounding mountains with intermittent rain for Wednesday. For most other governorates, the Met office expects a noticeable rise in temperatures, except for the areas around the Hajar Mountains which are likely to see cloud development. 

‘There are chances of dust rising winds over deserts and open areas and late night to early morning low level clouds along parts of Arabian Sea coasts,’ it stated. 

The seas will be rough along the Arabian Sea coast with maximum wave height of 4m and moderate along Musandam governorate coasts with maximum wave height of 2m and slightly rough along the rest of the sultanate’s coasts with maximum wave height of 1.25m.


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