A warning issued regarding MEKUNU cyclone hit coastal area of Salalah city of country OMAN. The weather department there released the guidelines for the residents about the precautionary measures to be taken.
As per the release by the latest weather charts and satellite imageries of the National Multi Hazard &. Early Warning Center shows continues movement of the tropical cyclone toward the coastal areas of Dhofar. It further states during coming few hours with continuing of rain showers over Dhofar and Al-Wusta associated with storm winds and severe thundershowers with amount of rainfall ranges between (200 600) mm causing flash floods.
The indications show that the eye ot‘the tropical cyclone will pass coastal areas of Dhofar with category 1.
The sea state will be rough along Dhofar and AI-Wusta coasts with maximum wave height between 8.0 to 12.0 meters with rinsing of sea surface level forcing the water to extend to the land and lower altitude and areas. while along the coastal areas of South Al-Sharqiya sea state will be rough with maximum wave height between 3.0 to 4.0 meters.