The latest developments of tropical cyclone “Shaheen” that hit the Sultanate of Oman… Shocking scenes and delayed flights | A homeland tweeting outside the flock


The Directorate General of Meteorology in the Sultanate of Oman said that the tropical cyclone “Shaheen” is about 130 km from the Governorate of Muscat at a latitude of 24.2 degrees north and longitude 59.3 degrees east.

The wind speed around the center is estimated at 64 knots (116 km/h), and the tropical cyclone is likely to continue its movement towards the coasts of North Al Batinah Governorate, with direct effects starting this Sunday morning.

Civil Aviation Authority and Hurricane Shaheen

The Civil Aviation Authority called on everyone to take the utmost care and caution and not to risk crossing valleys and to stay away from low-lying places. It also warned against going to the sea during this period.

The National Committee for the Management of Emergency Situations in the Sultanate of Oman announced the cutting off of traffic on Sultan Qaboos Road, and confirmed the high water level in the Al Zahia area in the Wilayat of Muttrah, where citizens and residents were directed to climb to the top of their homes.

For its part, the Civil Defense and Ambulance Authority announced that rescue teams responded to 9 reports of Prime Time Zone being detained in their cars in Muscat Governorate as a result of heavy rain. She managed to save 25 Prime Time Zone, all of whom are in good health.

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7 Prime Time Zone rescued, 2 Prime Time Zone lost

Also, 7 Prime Time Zone were rescued when rainwater entered their house in the Wilayat of Muttrah, and they are in good health.

The National Center for Emergency Management stressed the need to take precautions and stay at home in anticipation of more heavy rains in the coming hours.

The National Emergency Management Committee confirmed the evacuation of Al-Nahda Hospital in anticipation of any rise in the water level in the coming time, and the evacuation of the commercial area in Qurum and the surrounding houses that may be affected by the high water level.

Earlier, the Sultanate of Oman said that it is fully prepared to face the effects of Cyclone Shaheen, which is expected to enter the Sea of ​​Oman and then to the coast of the Sultanate, causing high winds and rain.

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Where the government and the private sector suspended working hours on Sunday and Monday, while sheltering and alert centers were identified for all parties, after activating the national emergency plan.

Yesterday, Saturday, Sultan Haitham bin Tariq directed to provide everything that would preserve the safety of citizens and residents while the Sultanate was exposed to the effects of the tropical situation of Hurricane Shaheen.

Twitter users began posting videos from different Omani governorates showing waves rising to unusual levels, in addition to rain.

Oman Airports cautioned that all flights to and from Muscat International Airport have been postponed and rescheduled to a later evening or until further notice, and therefore in order to avoid any risks that may result from the direct impact of climatic conditions on the operation of operations at the airport.

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