When the Tropical Cyclone Mecunu fell on Oman in May, it brought heavy rains. Now the new satellite image shows the scale of the precipitated precipitation, which was so high that even the desert could not absorb them, they formed real fields of lakes in the Rub al-Khali desert, the largest sand desert in the world and one of the driest places on Earth.
Covering the southern third of the Arabian Peninsula, Rub al-Khali is the world’s largest continuous sand desert. It is also one of the driest places on Earth.
In just one day, there were twice as many precipitations here as it falls here for the whole year, and rains poured for several days.
Rain water gathered in different parts of the desert, such as Al-Harer, Tabltun and Um-el-Malch in a triangle on the border with Yemen and Oman. through Alarabia
In addition to the fact that these large rainwater pools can be useful for local businesses. The earth will need 30 days to germinate different plants. After that, camel owners expect that this vegetation will feed their camels for the next two years.
الربع الخالي بعد إعصار ماكونو..
الربع المليان! pic.twitter.com/IQZoeUCwx0
— Matar مطر الأحمدي (@Matar_Alahmadi) 28 мая 2018 г.