Rainbow over Muscat

as the day has our heaviest downpour yet

Its been a very unusual 10 days.

A car crosses a flooded road in Ruwi Oman
A car crosses a flooded road in Ruwi Oman

What is normal in other countries is exceptional in Oman – Rain ; and 10 days of it – extraordinary!

Overcast skies , heavy downpours over much of northern Oman and still probably a few more days of rain to come.

With so much rain it was only a matter of time until a Rainbow appeared – and this one was a full arc (though not possible to get in this picture).

A Rainbow arches over Muscat
A Rainbow arches over Muscat

So as we marvel at the rain – and the mountain tops get dusted with snow – it could be a white Christmas in Oman.


Author: Tony Walsh

Book author including the current Bradt guide to Oman

2 thoughts on “Rainbow over Muscat”

  1. how is the safetly over there? I am from Hong Kong. like to visit in feb 2010? worried about the bomb lately by US army?

    1. is your comment about Oman ?
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      and our Flickr site http://www.flickr.com/photos/omanholiday/
      to see our clients in Oman and some of the reputable British Companies (http://www.the-traveller.co.uk/index.php?mact=News,cntnt01,detail,0&cntnt01articleid=126&cntnt01origid=25&cntnt01detailtemplate=Tour%20Overview&cntnt01returnid=25 / http://www.noble-caledonia.co.uk/tour/tour.asp?tourname=oman+%26+beyond+&sec=8&tour=1269 ) who use our services and judge your self about this
      – as we certainly have not heard of any such incident in Oman

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