DGMANDirectorate General of Meteorology and Air Navigation (Oman)
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DGMAN affirmed that its specialists continue analyzing and following up the latest developments and the potential of track change.
DGMAN also advises to follow up with weather forecast and its bulletins issued on the developments of the tropical system.
We would like to assure citizens and residents that we are constantly monitoring the weather situation, and we will continue to provide regular updates in a transparent manner," DGMAN said in a statement.
DGMAN statement added that numerical predictions indicate that the Sultanate's weather may be affected by another influence of low pressure system by mid next week.
Meanwhile, the DGMAN has asked motorists to be cautious while driving.
DGMAN called upon fishermen and sea-farers to exercise caution before going to the sea and follow up with weather forecast issued by DGMAN.
It is worth mentioning that DGMAN signed on October 22nd, 2009 a memorandum of cooperation with the UNESCO for the sake of planning and developing the status of infrastructure for this strategic project.
Speaking to the Times of Oman, a senior official of the DGMAN said that for the last 48 hours, Oman witnessed reduced visibility as a result of the dust storm and cloudy weather, which was due to strong to moderate winds, blowing dust and sand into the country.
Muscat, Aug 6 (ONA) The Directorate General of Meteorology and Air Navigation (DGMAN) said in a statement released today "Due to the inquiries incoming to the Main Forecasting Centre on what have been circulated via social networking means on the possibility for the Sultanate to be affected during these days by tropical storms or cyclones or adverse climate conditions, DGMAN assures citizens and residents that it is not forecasting any adverse climate conditions that would affect the Sultanate's skies and what have been circulated on this issue does not have bases in truth.
These hot winds from the sea are pushing up the temperatures," DGMAN had said.
A DGMAN official said Oman has been experiencing relatively warm weather in February because of the easterly winds coming from the Arabian Sea and the Sea of Oman.
DGMAN said weather will be partly cloudy with a chance of rain in some parts of the country.