Arab Weather - Since the fifteenth of May, weather experts from inside the air operations room at the Arab Weather Center launched the seasonal weather bulletin, which at the time included a general account of the weather systems expected during the summer, and included in its details forecasts of rain higher than the normal seasonal rate on the southern sector For the Arabian Peninsula, including the Sultanate, during the month of July.
With the approach of the time period (beginning of the last week of June), at which time the weather forecast entered the "medium-range", the weather condition was monitored and sensed by the weather forecast crew in Arab Weather, and many alerts and periodic reports were launched across all its platforms and through the application of Arab Weather on smart phones.
The data of the Ministry of Agricultural Wealth, Fisheries and Water Resources showed that the Wilayat of Taqa in the Governorate of Dhofar received record and exceptional amounts of rain for this time of the year by 200 mm. According to the same data and values, the Wilayat of Rustaq and its neighboring areas received large and quite rare amounts of rain at this time of the year, exceeding 150 mm, resulting in torrential rains in valleys and reefs. .
Strong weather conditions affect human life, and require attention and appropriate measures to be taken to confront those weather conditions according to their nature. Therefore, the element of prior preparedness is an important preventive weapon to prevent disasters or reduce losses as much as possible, and the following are the most important affected sectors:
The general public is also affected by torrential rain waves, as strong and torrential torrents form and the water level rises on the roads, especially the low ones. This means high chances of damage to personal and public property, and it may even lead to the closure of roads and main exits and the occurrence of detentions and deaths, God forbid. The aviation sector is also greatly affected, and it may cause losses amounting to millions of dollars as a result of diverting flights or derailing the runway due to the strong shear winds that accompany thunderstorms.
Meteoweather's early warning system issues automatic alerts to the land, sea and air sectors, and sends early notifications via a special mobile version. This system is used by many competent authorities in the Middle East, and this helps in the accurate decision-making process of the competent authorities. And before a sufficient and very appropriate period of time, it includes all weather phenomena related to the weather such as rain, fog, dust, wind, temperatures, relative humidity, and even the height of waves in the seas and oceans.
Through the advanced “Weather Watch” software, you can obtain services that help reduce losses resulting from weather conditions by providing weather information and early warning for sectors that are greatly affected by weather conditions, where those interested can communicate directly through the following link (click here).
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