Cyclone Shaheen: Urgent measures in Oman and the UAE to confront the effects

Cyclone Shaheen: Urgent measures in Oman and the UAE to confront the effects

Cyclone Shaheen: Urgent measures in Oman and the UAE to confront the effects

 Cyclone “Shaheen” made landfall in the Sultanate of Oman, where 3 people, including a child, have already died due to flooding.

Earlier, Oman suspended flights to and from the capital, Muscat airport.

At the same time, the UAE government pledged to address the damage caused by the cyclone in the affected emirates.

Some streets of the Omani capital were flooded due to heavy rains

Cyclone Shaheen
Cyclone Shaheen

Omani authorities ordered the evacuation of areas most at risk of the storm on the country’s northern coast on Saturday.

And asked the residents of those areas to go to the shelters provided by the state.
It is noteworthy that Cyclone Shaheen left dozens of injured and caused material losses in Iran as it passed the coast of the country on Saturday, according to the Iranian Fars News Agency.

The Omani Civil Aviation Authority issued its warning No. 4 regarding the cyclone Shaheen.

which stated: “The direct effects of Tropical Cyclone Shaheen began on Sunday morning in the governorates of Muscat and South Al Batinah with heavy rain (50-110 millimeters).”

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She pointed out that the latest satellite images and analyzes of the National Early Warning Center show that there are many risks due to the hurricane.

The authority warned of the possibility of the hurricane’s continuing negative impact on the governorates of Muscat and Al Batinah, with heavy rains accompanied by strong winds during Sunday.

expecting that “the direct impact will reach.

during the next few hours, the governorates of North Al Batinah, Al Dhahirah, Al Buraimi and Al Dakhiliyah with strong winds.”

The authorities called on people to take the utmost care and caution, not to risk crossing valleys, and to stay away from low-lying areas. She also warned against entering the sea during this period.

The Omani authorities took precautionary measures to absorb the severe negative impact of the cyclone

According to the Oman News Agency, the measures included cutting off traffic in the governorates of North and South Al Batinah, and not allowing movement except for emergency and humanitarian cases.

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due to the proximity of the eye of the cyclone to its land entry area, in anticipation of the expected heavy rains with the accompanying strong winds, and for the safety of lives.
The National Center for Emergency Situations Management directed the need to

expedite the process of evacuating the commercial district and Lulaj area in Qurum.

and the electricity will be cut off to avoid any danger.

The basic services sector in Oman announced a precautionary power cut to a large number of areas in Amman to avoid any danger that the continuation of the current might pose amid these violent weather fluctuations.

In the UAE, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation called on Sunday to take preventive measures to protect workers from the repercussions of the hurricane.

amid reports that its impact could continue until next Tuesday, especially on the city of Al Ain.

The Emirates News Agency (WAM) said that the cyclone affects the weather in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

especially in the city of Al Ain.

She indicated that this effect is expected to continue until Tuesday and include rain

low visibility, strong winds, sea turbulence and torrential flows.

A statement issued by the National Center of Meteorology said that all impacts will be dealt with “quickly and professionally.

” He stressed that preserving the safety of people and property is “a top priority.”
The center called on the public to “exercise caution and caution in such weather conditions.

and to stay away from valleys and dams in areas identified by the concerned authorities, to avoid any undesirable events.”

The Ministry of the Interior also called for taking “caution and caution during fluctuations in the weather

and adhering to safety requirements.”

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