Tuesday, December 05
03:59 AM

Cold spell hits Jebel Shams at 3.2°C


Muscat – Jabal Shams recorded the lowest temperature of the year, so far, at 3.2°C on Sunday night and early Monday.

The highest peak in the sultanate witnessed extreme cold conditions, while the second coldest place in Oman was Saiq at 7.3°C, followed by Yanqul (12.7°C), Hamra ad Duru (12.8°C) and Sunaynah (13.2°C).

The Directorate General of Meteorology has stated that it expects partly cloudy skies over Al Wusta, Dhofar and South Sharqiyah with chances of isolated rains on Tuesday. ‘Clear to partly cloudy skies are expected over the coastal areas of Musandam and along the Sea of Oman with chances of isolated rain.’

The Met Department expects clear skies over the remaining governorates with chances of cloud formation over the Al Hajar Mountains towards afternoon.

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