3 citizens injured in Oman lightning strike

Web Report/Muscat
Filed on November 10, 2019
Oman weather, oman rain, oman lightning strike, uae weather forecast, dubai rain


Deep air depression in the Arabian Gulf causing heavy rain and strong winds.

Three Gulf nationals were injured in a lightning strike on Saturday in Oman.

According to a statement issued by the Royal Oman Police, the three Omani citizens were hit by lightning in Sohar.

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"One of them is in a critical stage and we have transferred the person to Sohar hospital," ROP said in a statement.

Due to deep air depression in the Arabian Gulf, Oman has also been experiencing heavy rainfall, thunderstorm - along with UAE - in its North Al Batinah region.

Police in Oman have urged motorists to take caution when driving during rainy weather.

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