The Civil Aviation Authority warns all residents residing in coastal areas of the advance of Cyclone Shaheen, which will begin to affect Oman tomorrow, Sunday, as it will cause flooding of valleys and the possibility of sea water extending to land.
The Civil Aviation Authority of the Sultanate of Oman stated, through its official account on Twitter, that the National Multi-Hazard Early Warning Center reported that tropical cyclone Shaheen is currently focused on latitude 24.2 degrees north and longitude 61.8 degrees east, and continues its movement towards the coast of Oman overlooking the Sea of Oman, where it started Its indirect effects, while its direct effects begin tomorrow, Sunday, and causes the flooding of valleys and the possibility of sea water extending to land.
The Civil Aviation Authority announced that the center of the tropical cyclone is about 320 km from the Governorate of Muscat, while the nearest cumulus cloud is 190 km away.
The authority indicated that the governorates of Musandam and North Al Sharqiyah are expected to be affected by rains of varying intensity (30 to 80 mm) and moderate to active winds (15-25 knots). The wave height is 8-12 meters, with the possibility of sea water extending to land in low areas, and the waves will be rough on the rest of the coasts of the Sultanate (3-5 meters).
The hurricane is expected to cause some impact on separate areas of the Arab Gulf states, but slightly, as the most obvious impact will be on the Sultanate of Oman, with the impact decreasing as we head north.