Crescent Moon Visibility of Ramadan 1443 AH

The crescent visibility map below for Ramadan 1443 shows that the moon will be born on 1 April 2022 at 6:24 GMT/UT, but will not be visible by the naked-eye anywhere in the UK to Morocco region on that date. However, on 2 April 2022, the moon will be easily visible in the UK and in most countries of the world. Hence, Ramadan is most likely to start from 3 April 2022, InShaAllah. [When is Ramadan 1443?]

Visibility Map for Ramadan 1443 AH (a)

Visibility Map for Ramadan 1443 AH (b)

When to Observe the Crescent Moon of Ramadan 1443 AH

Please look for the Hilal of Ramadan 1443 AH on 1 - 2 April 2022 (29th Shaban & the next day) after sunset from the western horizon and report your results (positive or negative) via our website Observation Report Form. [Photo Competition]

Results of Crescent Moon Observations for Ramadan 1443 AH

01 April 2022
United Kingdom

London (Collier Row)

Not seen after sunset: On 01 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Yaqub Hussain from London (Collier Row) City in the Essex County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was not seen by Naked-eye.

Mr Yaqub Hussain commented: “No sight of the Ramadan hilal. These two photos are before sunset (19:29) and after sunset (19:40)”.


Hounslow

Not seen after sunset: On 01 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Syed Qadri from Hounslow City in the Middlesex County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was not seen by Naked-eye.

Mr Syed Qadri commented: “I searched for the crescent from my back garden. The sky was partly cloudy, crescent could not be seen”.


Brentwood

Not seen after sunset: On 01 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Hendrik Stahlberg from Brentwood City in the Essex County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was not seen by Naked-eye and/or Binoculars.

Mr Hendrik Stahlberg commented: “Few clouds but good visibility, moon NOT spotted”.


York

Not seen after sunset: On 01 April 2022, ICOUK member Eng Qamar Uddin from York City in the North Yorkshire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was not seen by Naked-eye.

Eng Qamar Uddin commented: “It was fairly clear in York today (1/4/2022) near the sunset point but the Ramadan Hilal was not seen. Better luck tomorrow InshaAllah”.


Leeds (Seacroft)

Not seen after sunset: On 01 April 2022, ICOUK member Maulana Yusuf Mota from Leeds (Seacroft) City in the West Yorkshire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was not seen by Naked-eye.

Maulana Yusuf Mota commented: “Went for observation to look at sunset location, for sighting of the crescent moon today”.


Farnborough

Not seen after sunset: On 01 April 2022, ICOUK member Maulana Iftkhar Khan from Farnborough City in the Hampshire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Clear, the crescent was not seen by Naked-eye.

Maulana Iftkhar Khan commented: “Asalamu Alaikum, I Iftkhar Khan from Farnborough was not able to see the moon on 01/04/2022, the sky was clear”.


Surbiton

Not seen after sunset: On 01 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Javed Rafiq from Surbiton City in the Surrey County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was not seen by Naked-eye.

Mr Javed Rafiq commented: “Not seen. Partly cloudy”.


London (Forest Gate)

Not seen after sunset: On 01 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Yakub Atkins from London (Forest Gate) City in the Greater London County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was not seen by Naked-eye.

Mr Yakub Atkins commented: “Partially cloudy and not seen”.


Maidenhead

Not seen after sunset: On 01 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Sajid Khan from Maidenhead City in the Berkshire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Clear, the crescent was not seen by Naked-eye and/or Binoculars.


Derby

Not seen after sunset: On 01 April 2022, ICOUK member Shaykh Shafalia Younis from Derby City in the Derbyshire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was not seen by Naked-eye.

Shaykh Shafalia Younis commented: “Partly cloudy, moon not seen”.


Dewsbury

Not seen after sunset: On 01 April 2022, ICOUK member Maulana Abdullah Ahmed from Dewsbury City in the West Yorkshire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was not seen by Naked-eye.

Maulana Abdullah Ahmed commented: “Negative sighting from Scarr End Lane, Moorend, Dewsbury”.


Portsmouth

Not seen after sunset: On 01 April 2022, ICOUK member Ms Rahma Alfarsy from Portsmouth City in the Hampshire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was not seen by Naked-eye and/or Binoculars.

Ms Rahma Alfarsy commented: “The crescent was not sighted”.


London (Wanstead)

Not seen after sunset: On 01 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Tajammul Ali from London (Wanstead) City in the Greater London County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was not seen by Naked-eye and/or Binoculars.

Mr Tajammul Ali commented: “Got to the location prior to sunset, and kept searching using sun surveyor app and binoculars on the actual expected position of the new hilal crescent moon. Negative sighting with approx 30 witnesses. Weather conditions are partly cloudy with clear skies at times”.


Belfast

Not seen after sunset: On 01 April 2022, ICOUK member Dr Wajida Hannani from Belfast City in the Northern Ireland County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was not seen by Naked-eye.

Dr Wajida Hannani commented: “Light low cloud - No Hilal sighted”.


Cardiff

Not seen after sunset: On 01 April 2022, ICOUK member Dr Feras Tuma from Cardiff City in the Wales County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Clear, the crescent was not seen by Naked-eye.


Bolton

Not seen after sunset: On 01 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Juned Patel from Bolton City in the Greater Manchester County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was not seen by Naked-eye and/or Binoculars and/or Telescope.

Mr Juned Patel commented: “I, Juned Patel, was at the spot of observation since 16:00 to align my telescope which I managed to do it having gaps in clouds. However, after the sunset, the below horizon was covered with dense clouds and I could neither see the sunset nor spotted the moon. We were a total of 7 of us”.


Rotherham

Not seen after sunset: On 01 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Khider Ramzan from Rotherham City in the South Yorkshire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was not seen by Naked-eye.

Mr Khider Ramzan commented: “Negative sighting from Rotherham Boston Castle”.


02 April 2022
United Kingdom

Middlesbrough

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Ms Julie Breen from Middlesbrough City in the Cleveland County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Clear, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Ms Julie Breen commented: “The crescent was visible in a predominantly clear sky. Sorry for the photos in portrait. Got excited and forgot”.


Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Ms Nicola Hunt-Bashir from Middlesbrough City in the Teesside County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Ms Nicola Hunt-Bashir commented: “Clear skies apart from the low clouds. Crescent sighted by a group of 15 people”.


Brentwood

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Hendrik Stahlberg from Brentwood City in the Essex County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye and/or Binoculars.

Mr Hendrik Stahlberg commented: “Partly cloudy but good visibility, moon spotted”.


Huddersfield

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Ibrahim George from Huddersfield City in the West Yorkshire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Clear, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Mr Ibrahim George commented: “Faint sliver but easily visible”.


London (Collier Row)

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Yaqub Hussain from London (Collier Row) City in the Essex County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Clear, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Mr Yaqub Hussain commented: “Hilal seen just above the small dark cloud - alhamdulillah”.


Maidenhead

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Sajid Khan from Maidenhead City in the Berkshire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Clear, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.


Bedford

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Prof Zeeshan Rana from Bedford City in the Bedfordshire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye and/or Binoculars.

Prof Zeeshan Rana commented: “My family went for crescent observation and my daughter (Fatma, aged 13) identified the crescent with naked-eyes. I then confirmed and took images which are attached”.


Croydon

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Assim Khokhar from Croydon City in the Greater London County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.


Nuneaton

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Yasin Akil from Nuneaton City in the Warwickshire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.


Cradley Heath

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Modoris Ali from Cradley Heath City in the West Midlands County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Clear, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Mr Modoris Ali commented: “I have seen the moon with my son [Anas Ali, 14], in the park by the Mosque. When I returned home with my son, I could still see the moon”.


Leeds (Seacroft)

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Maulana Yusuf Mota from Leeds (Seacroft) City in the West Yorkshire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Maulana Yusuf Mota commented: “Two pictures were taken, just seen between the clouds”.


Leeds

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Dr Mansoor Ul Haq Keen from Leeds City in the West Yorkshire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.


Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Ms Nazia Kouser from Leeds City in the Yorkshire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Ms Nazia Kouser commented: “The Hial was easily seen. [Submitted on 4/4/2022 - Admin]”.


Southampton

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Iqbal Sharif from Southampton City in the Hampshire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.


Rochdale

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Mufti Zaheer Aslam from Rochdale City in the Greater Manchester County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Clear, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Mufti Zaheer Aslam commented: “Seen in Rochdale, at 8:22 pm, very easily seen from my front door. The [moon] altitude was high so it was an easy sighting”.


London (Forest Gate)

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Yakub Atkins from London (Forest Gate) City in the Greater London County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Mr Yakub Atkins commented: “Partial cloudy sky but the Hilal was clearly seen by myself and 3 other members of my family, Alhamdulilah”.


Croydon (Canterbury Road)

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Umar Faruk Abdul Muthalif from Croydon (Canterbury Road) City in the Greater London County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.


Walsall

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Eng Yunus Aswat from Walsall City in the West Midlands County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.


London (Wanstead)

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Tajammul Ali from London (Wanstead) City in the Greater London County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye and/or Binoculars.

Mr Tajammul Ali commented: “We arrived at 7 pm and seen a positive sighting around 7.50 pm with naked eye as well as binoculars. Approximately 30 witnesses. The weather was partly cloudy with a little snow prior to the positive sighting. Left location at 8.40 pm. The second photo (with the Hilal) was taken by an accompanying friend (Br Wajid)”.


High Wycombe

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Ms Ismat Shahzad from High Wycombe City in the Buckinghamshire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.


Blackburn (Mellor)

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Isfahan Iqbal from Blackburn (Mellor) City in the Lancashire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Clear, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Mr Isfahan Iqbal commented: “The moon was seen shortly after sunset by quite a few people present at the time. The location was Abbot Brow, Mellor, Blackburn”.


Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Ahmed Makda from Blackburn (Mellor) City in the Lancashire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Mr Ahmed Makda commented: “Hilaal sighted at Mellor (53.775658,-2.525556). [Submitted on 4/4/2022 - Admin]”.


London (Leyton)

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Nasar Ramzan from London (Leyton) City in the Greater London County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Mr Nasar Ramzan commented: “SubhanAllah, I saw the new crescent about 12-15 min after sunset with my eyes, but it was too faint for the camera. A few min later I was able to take the attached picture of the glorious new crescent. Thankfully it was sitting high above broken clouds”.


London (Woolwich)

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Akhlakuddin Razzaque from London (Woolwich) City in the Greater London County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Mr Akhlakuddin Razzaque commented: “I reached location [Gallion's Hill] at 18:00. It started snowing where I was. Heavy clouds above me but break in the clouds on the horizon. I was able to sight by naked eye shortly after 20:00 hrs. The clouds completely cleared as the crescent descended below the horizon”.


York

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Eng Qamar Uddin from York City in the North Yorkshire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Eng Qamar Uddin commented: “It was partly cloudy in York today (2/4/2022) but there were clear patches near sunset point so I was hoping to see the moon soon after sunset (as it was about 36 hrs old), but I saw it after about 30 mins after sunset, Alhamdulillah. Many others from throughout the Uk also reported seeing and testifying live on Zoom call to our Ulama Panel”.


Coalville (Bardon Hill)

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Riyaz Bhikha from Coalville (Bardon Hill) City in the Leicestershire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye and/or Binoculars.

Mr Riyaz Bhikha commented: “There were 3 brothers in total who saw the moon for at least 15 mins (Bardon Hill, Coalville)”.


Portsmouth

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Ms Rahma Alfarsy from Portsmouth City in the Hampshire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye and/or Binoculars.

Ms Rahma Alfarsy commented: “Although sunset is earlier in Portsmouth than in the rest of the country (19:39), we (3 women) spotted the hilaal briefly much later in the evening, at around 20:20, when a huge rain cloud situated over the western horizon began to disperse. The horizon only cleared up at around 20:45 which allowed us to photograph the hilaal. [Note: the Altitude of the 36 hrs old moon at 20:45 BST was 3.3 deg - Admin]”.


Slough

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Mohammad Baig from Slough City in the Berkshire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Mr Mohammad Baig commented: “Crescent remained visible on the horizon for a long time”.


Cardiff (Caerphilly)

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Shakil Qureshi from Cardiff (Caerphilly) City in the Wales County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Mr Shakil Qureshi commented: “There was a bank of thick clouds at the sunset point but Alhamdulillah it didn't matter as the crescent was seen high on the horizon, above those clouds”.


Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Dr Feras Tuma from Cardiff (Caerphilly) City in the Wales County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Telescope.

Dr Feras Tuma commented: “We were able to see the moon clearly and took photographs via a telescope. Around 20 people came (to Caerphilly Mountain). The photos were taken by Salahudin Ayub”.


London (Hackney)

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Musa Jabbar from London (Hackney) City in the Greater London County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Mr Musa Jabbar commented: “The crescent moon easily sighted by myself from Stoke Newington Common N16”.


Hounslow

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Syed Qadri from Hounslow City in the Middlesex County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.


Bolton

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Juned Patel from Bolton City in the Greater Manchester County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Clear, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye and/or Binoculars and/or Telescope.

Mr Juned Patel commented: “I was tracking the moon since 17:12 and I saw it with binoculars around 19:41 and 19:49 with an unaided eye. [Submitted on 3/4/2022 - Admin]”.


Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Sameer Ali from Bolton City in the Greater Manchester County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Mr Sameer Ali commented: “The Hilal was easily seen. [Submitted on 4/4/2022 - Admin]”.


Edinburgh

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Zahid Ali from Edinburgh City in the Scotland County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Totally cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye and/or Binoculars.

Mr Zahid Ali commented: “The crescent moon was seen for a few minutes in-between cloud cover. [Submitted on 3/4/2022 - Admin]”.


London (Chingford)

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Asif Memon from London (Chingford) City in the Greater London County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Clear, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Mr Asif Memon commented: “The Hilal was easily seen. [Submitted on 3/4/2022 - Admin]”.


Dewsbury

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Maulana Abdullah Ahmed from Dewsbury City in the West Yorkshire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Maulana Abdullah Ahmed commented: “Alhamdulillah, I, my family and over 40 people sighted the crescent moon of Ramadhan 1443 AH from Scarr End Lane, Moorend, Dewsbury. [Submitted on 3/4/2022 - Admin]”.


Bradford

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Aurangzeb Khan from Bradford City in the West Yorkshire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Clear, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Mr Aurangzeb Khan commented: “The Hilal was easily seen. [Submitted on 3/4/2022 - Admin]”.


Stockton on Tees

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Ms Amanda Khalid from Stockton on Tees City in the Teesside County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Clear, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Ms Amanda Khalid commented: “The moon was easily seen. [Submitted on 4/4/2022 - Admin]”.


Saltburn-by-the-Sea

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Ms Shemanara Haq from Saltburn-by-the-Sea City in the Cleveland County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Totally cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Ms Shemanara Haq commented: “Positive sighting of hilal from Saltburn-by-the-Sea TS12 at around 8 pm (naked eye). Sunset 7.43 pm and moonset 9.19 pm. Sighted with Sr Lucy (who spotted the hilal first), a non-Muslim lady and 4 children. First photo of sunset was taken at 7.30 pm and the second photo of hilal was taken after sighting at 8.15 pm (clear photo). Taken with iPhone 12. [Submitted on 4/4/2022 - Admin]”.


Nelson

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Qasim Abbas from Nelson City in the Lancashire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Clear, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Mr Qasim Abbas commented: “Sighted from Pendle Hill (Barley/Nelson) at 20:14 -  20:15. [Submitted on 4/4/2022 - Admin]”.


Belfast

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Dr Wajida Hannani from Belfast City in the Northern Ireland County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Clear, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Dr Wajida Hannani commented: “Beautiful Clear Sky for Hilal of Ramadan 1443. [Submitted on 4/4/2022 - Admin]”.


Leeds (Eccup)

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Hafiz Nasir Sharif from Leeds (Eccup) City in the West Yorkshire County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Hafiz Nasir Sharif commented: “The moon was easily seen. [Submitted on 4/4/2022 - Admin]”.


London

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Ms Anisa Veshaj from London City in the Greater London County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Clear, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Ms Anisa Veshaj commented: “The moon was easily seen. [Submitted on 5/4/2022 - Admin]”.


Cardiff (Barry)

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Mr Motosir Ali from Cardiff (Barry) City in the Wales County (United Kingdom) mentioned that the sky was Clear, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Mr Motosir Ali commented: “The Hilal was easily seen. [Submitted on 18/4/2022 - Admin]”.


Ireland

Tralee

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Maulana Hidayatullah Patel from Tralee City in the Kerry County (Ireland) mentioned that the sky was Partly cloudy, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Maulana Hidayatullah Patel commented: “Easily visible (to the naked eye). [Submitted on 3/4/2022 - Admin]”.


Jersey

St Saviour

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Eng Riaz Anjam from St Saviour City in the Channel Islands County (Jersey) mentioned that the sky was Clear, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Eng Riaz Anjam commented: “The Hilal was easily seen. [Submitted on 3/4/2022 - Admin]”.


Morocco

Skoura

Seen after sunset: On 02 April 2022, ICOUK member Prof Hassan Talibi from Skoura City in the Ouarzazate County (Morocco) mentioned that the sky was Clear, the crescent was Seen by Naked-eye.

Prof Hassan Talibi commented: “اللهم أهل علينا هلال رمضان باليمن والإيمان. الصورة هذه المرة من سكورة / Translation: Oh Allah, let us see the Hilal of Ramadan in peace and faith. This time the image is from Skoura. [Submitted on 4/4/2022 - Admin]”.


Announcement for start of Ramadan 1443 AH

On Friday 1st April 2022 (29th Shaban 1443 AH) the Hilal of Ramadan 1443 was not sighted in the UK to Morocco region. We have also received a negative sighting report from Morocco Awqaf Ministry.

Advice: As per the agreed ICOUK criteria, the month of Shaban 1443 AH will complete 30-days and the month of Ramadan 1443 AH will start from Sunday 3rd April 2022 (1st Tarawih from the night of Saturday 2nd April 2022), InShaAllah.

Note that Saudi Arabia normally announce the start of Ramadan on their SPA (www.spa.gov.sa) website.