Oman’s CAA issues Alert (3) for heavy thundershowers


Civil Aviation Authority on Tuesday issued Alert (3) on heavy thundershowers, advices all to take precautions not to cross Wadis avoid low laying areas and not to sail during the alert period.

In a statement issued Civil Aviation Authority said: “Due to the expected heavy thundershowers over governorate of Al Wusta which may range between 20 mm to 50 mm. While isolated thundershowers will continue over parts of Dhofar governorate and Al Hajar Mountains and adjoining areas.

The Civil Aviation Authority advices all to take precautions during thundershowers rain, and not to cross Wadis (Flash Flood) and avoid low laying areas and not to sail during alert period.”

Expected Impacts:

1. Wadies flow over some areas and thundershowers are occasionally associated with fresh downdraft winds.

2. Reduction in horizontal visibility during thundershowers.



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