Ashobaa weakens into tropical depression, Sea of Oman to be rough next 48 hours

Ashobaa weakens into tropical depression, Sea of Oman to be rough next 48 hours

NCMS said the latest weather forecast charts suggest the tropical system would gradually weaken during the next 12 hours, while approaching the coast of Oman.



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Published: Fri 12 Jun 2015, 10:16 PM

Last updated: Sun 12 Jul 2015, 5:03 PM

 

Although, Cyclone Ashobaa weakened into a tropical depression, heavy rain and rough seas have flooded Oman's northeastern city of Sur. Read forecast here: http://ktimes.co/b1ed9(Photos: KT surfer)

Posted by Khaleej Times on Friday, June 12, 2015

ABU DHABI - Tropical storm ASHOBAA has weakened into a tropical depression, according to UAE's National Centre for Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS).

In a statement issued Friday, the NCMS said the latest satellite imagery and observations, in addition to weather reports from the main regional centers, indicated that tropical storm ASHOBAA has been downgraded to a tropical depression, as surface wind speeds decrease gradually around the centre of the storm to 37 to 61 kilometers per hour.

The centre also said the latest weather forecast charts suggested the tropical system would gradually weaken during the next 12 hours, while approaching the coast of the Sultanate of Oman, accompanied by heavy rains and significant winds in these areas.

Further, the Sea of Oman will continue to be rough for the next 48 hours along the east coasts of the UAE, with clouds formations expected over these areas.


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