Sixteen nationals were rescued in different areas on Friday after their vehicles were swept away by flood waters in Wadi
of Fayath of Buraimi, Wadi
Al Mamoor of Bahla and Wadi
Ahen of Sohar.
But in the villages of Wadi
Daw'an, one of the most important tributaries of the Hadramaut, money seems to pour in from Saudi Arabia and the Gulf.
In addition, there are small-scale wadis
that discharge a total flood water volume that may reach 15 MCM/yr during the very wet seasons.
The two dams at Wadi
Al Biah were full to the brim following the heavy rain overnight.
Apart from its geological importance, Wadi
Wurayah has a rich archaeological and ecological importance.
Three types of lizards are found in this wadi
but the Jayakar's Oman lizard (Omanosaura jayakari) seemed to have the strongest effect on Dr Khan, who said he has spotted it there only about three times.
Some of these wadis
also present evidence of historical and cultural links with the country's earliest inhabitants, whether it be people or wildlife.
Forecasters have warned people to stay away from the Wadis
as adventure could cost them dearly.
It is good that there was no flooding," the Amerat resident said but added that the beauty of rain is in water flowing through these wadis
, which are otherwise dry.
Muscat, May 1 (ONA) A number of Wilayats in the Governorates of Muscat, North A'Sharqiya, South Al Batinah and A'Dakhiliyah today witnessed varying heavy, medium and light rainfalls causing the overflow of wadis
Usually found at the bottom of wadis
, about 100 stone carvings were uncovered at the top of RAK mountain
After finishing search operations from all the wadis
of the Wilayat of Dima Wa Al Tayeen, the search will cover the Dhaiqah Dam, where all the wadis
of Tayeen meet, the official added.