Oman. According to CountryAAH, Muscat is the capital city of Oman. Forty-nine people perished in the powerful cyclone Gonu that swept across eastern Oman on June 5. It was reportedly the most powerful tropical cyclone ever ravaged the Arabian Peninsula. Large parts of the capital Muskat were flooded and the natural gas terminal in Sur was damaged. In addition to the dead, 27 people were missing after the whirlwind.
In the election to the 84 seats of the Majlis al-Shura Consultative Assembly on October 27, 38 members were re-elected and 46 new were elected. There was not a single woman among the elected members, but on November 7, Sultan Qabus ibn Said appointed six women as MPs in non-electable seats. Women have the right to vote and are eligible for election since 2003, but parties are not allowed.
Oman weather in March, April and May
According to Bridgat.com, average daily temperatures between 28 ° C and 38 ° C can be expected over the next three months. It gets warmest in May in Muscat, while March is noticeably cooler in Khasab. The temperatures in Muscat are between 30 and 38 ° C, in Salalah between 30 and 32 ° C and in Khasab between 28 and 37 ° C.
Do you want to go on a beach holiday? The water temperatures are in March, April and May 25-30 ° C. This is great weather for a great time on the beach and in the water.
In March it rains depending on the region of 2 (Muscat) to 4 days (Khasab), April to 1 (Salalah) to 2 days (Muscat) and in May at about one day.
In the period from March to May, the sun shines on average between 9 and 11 hours a day. The sunniest weather is in May in Muscat, but with less sun you will have to get by in March.
Muskat, Masqaṭ, capital of Oman; 1. 3 million residents (2015), including suburbs. Muskat used to name the country, which until 1970 was called Muskat and Oman. The city, located on the southern coast of the Gulf of Oman, is a major port city. Muscat has a university (founded in 1985) and an international airport. The commercial center is Matrah, just west of the city center.
The Portuguese ruled Muscat from 1507 to 1650. Muscat became the capital in 1793, first in Muscat and Oman and from 1970 in Oman.