“Shaheen” crosses the Sultanate of Oman with winds of 150 km

“Shaheen” crosses the Sultanate of Oman with winds of 150 km
“Shaheen” crosses the Sultanate of Oman with winds of 150 km
Muscat – Rashid Al Nuaimi

Tropical cyclone “Shaheen”, which crossed the Sultanate of Oman yesterday evening, left 3 victims: a child who was found drowning in gatherings of rainwater and two Asian workers who died after a mountain collapse affected the workers’ residence in which they reside in the Rusayl Industrial Area, while 3019 individuals were evacuated, including 2173 citizens and 846 He resides in 143 shelter centers that have been equipped in the governorates expected to be affected by the tropical situation, and 53 of them have been activated.

The Oman Meteorological Authority said that the classification of tropical cyclone “Shaheen” was reduced to a tropical storm after it reached land on Sunday evening.

“The center of tropical cyclone Shaheen entered between the states of Musanah and Suwaiq and its classification was reduced to a tropical storm, with winds around the center 55-63 knots / 102-116 km,” it said in a statement.

The official Oman News Agency confirmed that the eye of tropical cyclone Shaheen hit the land between the wilayats of Musanah and Suwaiq, accompanied by very heavy rain. The agency added that the hurricane was accompanied by strong winds, with speeds on the wall of the hurricane between 120 and 150 kilometers per hour.

The Omani government dealt with high professionalism with the climatic conditions that have become recurring in the past years, as the national emergency plan was activated and all efforts were mobilized to confront developments in the weather situation, while Sultan Haitham bin Tariq directed the Sultan of Oman to provide all capabilities and capabilities in order to preserve the safety of citizens and residents.

Police teams had warned residents of houses near the coast in the targeted areas of the necessity to evacuate their homes and move to approved shelters, while teams from the electricity sector disconnected the power from the facilities and homes exposed to the impacts to protect property and lives, while volunteer work teams were active in securing some of the shelter centers’ needs. And contribute to receiving and organizing cases while the media were in a state of live broadcast of developments and alerts.

rescue operations

The rain that fell on the governorates of Muscat and Al Batinah and other areas caused the flow of valleys and reefs and caused damage to some roads, green areas and facilities. Mountain landslides were also recorded in the Governorate of Muscat, one of which was in the Al-Wattia area without damage, while another collapse claimed two Asian workers and others were rescued from under the rubble. Rescue teams in the Civil Defense and Ambulance Authority were able to rescue 10 people due to rainwater entering their house in the Qurum area in the Wilayat of Muttrah, two people after their vehicle was detained in the Al Azaiba area, and 7 people due to rain water entering their house in the Wilayat of Muttrah, in addition to many other rescue missions for those trapped in valleys and roads. The operations also included the rescue of two people due to rainwater entering their home in the Wilayat of Suwaiq.

Major Muhammad bin Salam Al-Hashami said that the wind speed was estimated at 135 kilometers per hour, and the case is witnessing the flow of convective clouds, which leads to a heavy amount of rain, which caused the flow of many valleys in the various wilayats of the Governorate of Muscat, noting that the low-lying areas located on The coastal strip of the Governorate of Muscat witnessed a rise in the water level due to the extended waves, and this may increase in the coming time in the rise in the level of water and its entry into homes.

precautionary measures

In the context of cordoning off the effects of the cyclone, the competent authorities implemented a number of precautionary measures, which included cutting off movement in the streets of the Governorate of Muscat, except for the Muscat Expressway, and allowing the movement of emergency and humanitarian cases until the passage of Hurricane (Shaheen) and the end of its effects on the Governorate of Muscat due to the increase in unnecessary movement and the movements of vehicles and individuals and what it causes Vehicles seized. Traffic was cut off in the governorates of North and South Al Batinah, and movement was not allowed except for emergency and humanitarian cases, due to the proximity of the eye of the cyclone to the area where it entered the land, and in anticipation of the expected heavy rain, which may reach 500 mm and the intensity of the accompanying winds, and for the sake of the safety of lives.

military support

The Main Military Committee for Emergency Case Management of the Sultan’s Armed Forces continued its meetings to find out all matters related to providing support and support to citizens, residents and institutions within the framework of the National Committee’s plan to manage emergency cases and deal with the tropical situation, while the engineering services in the Ministry of Defense provided technical support and engineering support to citizens and residents in The areas affected by the weather situation (Shaheen) by providing electric generators, water suction vehicles and the necessary technical equipment and assigning other government agencies with the aspects of support and forms of support they need within the framework of activating the joint action plan along with the rest of the SAF’s weapons in accordance with the plan of the Main Military Committee to manage emergency situations.

The Sultan of Oman’s parachutes with the 23rd Infantry Brigade of the Royal Army of Oman provided support to the accommodation centers designated for the Wilayat of Musanah in the Governorate of South Al Batinah by providing the necessary assistance in providing, transporting and distributing food supplies and the necessary needs, while the Oman Coast Battalion provided the 23rd Infantry Brigade of the Royal Army The Omani in North Al Batinah Governorate provides all aspects of support and support to citizens and residents through its material and human capabilities and with the support of other units and engineering services at the Ministry of Defense.

The National Center for Emergency Management called on everyone to take precautions and stay at home, to avoid legal accountability. He pointed out that the deliberate crossing of valleys and failure to follow the police instructions lead to the forfeiture of the right of the holder of the unified insurance policy in compensation in the event that it is proven that the damage to the vehicle resulted from a deliberate act committed by its driver. He also directed the need to monitor children and not leave them outside during the effects of the tropical situation and to stay away from gatherings, water ponds and electricity poles.

Hurricane Developments

The Civil Aviation Authority stated that the latest satellite images and analyzes of the National Multi-Hazard Early Warning Center show that tropical cyclone Shaheen is currently centered at 23.8 degrees north latitude and 57.5 degrees east longitude, and continues its movement towards the coasts of the governorates of South and North Al Batinah, and the center of the tropical cyclone is about about 30 km from the Wilayat of Suwaiq, and the wind speed around the center is estimated at 65 knots (120 km/h). The sea will continue to be very rough on the coasts of the Sultanate, extending from South Al Sharqiah Governorate to Musandam Governorate, with an estimated wave height of 7-10 metres.

She added that the impact of the tropical situation is likely to continue on South Al Batinah and North Al Batinah with very heavy rain (200 to 500 mm) accompanied by strong winds (45 to 65 knots).

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