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Taqah, Dalkout get over 200mm rainfall in 17 days


Muscat – The monsoon in Dhofar is continuing to bring rain to the governorate with Taqah recording 244mm of rainfall in 17 days.

The rains have resulted in overflowing springs across the governorate besides turning hilltops and plains green. The wilayat of Dalkout received the second highest amount of rainfall (237mm) from July 7 to 23, followed by Rakhyout (124mm), Salalah (66mm), Mirbat (55mm) and Muqshin (7mm), according to the weather monitoring stations of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Water Resources.

In its forecast for Sunday, the Directorate General of Meteorology stated that clear to partly cloudy skies are expected over all the governorates with chances of convective clouds developing and isolated rain and thundershowers associated with downdraft over the Al Hajar Mountains and adjoining areas towards evening.

‘Partly cloudy skies are expected along the coastal areas of Dhofar and adjoining mountains with intermittent drizzle and chance of isolated rain,’ the Met Office predicted.

The Arabian Sea will be rough and Sea of Oman moderate along the coast.

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