His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tariq
His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tariq

The Sultanate of Oman has just issued warnings to all citizens and expatriates on its soil because of this

The Royal Oman Police today, Thursday, issued an important warning to citizens and expatriates because of the severe cold snap in the country, as did Saudi Arabia.

In a related environment, the Royal Oman Police today, Thursday, issued an important warning to citizens and expatriates due to the severe cold wave in the country.

The Omani police sent a message on its website to citizens and residents, saying: "If there is no need to go out in rainy situations, then staying with your family is the best option to ensure your safety."

And the police called upon everyone to take care and be careful and to stay away from the places of water gatherings and valleys and the locations of electric complexes, and in case of any need for any help, contact the nearest police station.
 
In some areas of Muscat Governorate, Bawshar, Al-Khud, Al-Khuwair and Al-Amarat, there are heavy rains, which led to floods in a number of valleys.

The Directorate General of Meteorology has warned of the heavy rain that may continue in the governorates of Musandam, Al Buraimi, North and South Al Batinah, Ad Dakhiliyah, Al Dhahirah, and Muscat on Thursday evening, which are accompanied by active winds and falling of colds, with the descent of some valleys, low horizontal visibility, and high The Wave on the Sea of ​​Oman.

She added that the activity of some thunder cells accompanying the air groove was monitored on parts of the governorates of Dhahirah, Buraimi, North and South Al Batinah, Ad Dakhiliyah and Central, with the possibility of continued sporadic thunder cell activity and its subsequent extension to the governorates of Muscat, North and South East, and parts of Dhofar Governorate.

The Ministry of Education announced the suspension of the study today, Thursday, in public and private schools in the governorates of Muscat, Al Batinah North, Al Batinah South, Al Dakhliyah, and North East.

The ministry said in a statement: It made this decision after coordination with the stakeholders in the National Early Warning Center of multiple risks due to bad weather conditions.

The Saudi Meteorological Authority issued a statement today, "alerting thunderstorms and declining horizontal visibility due to the wind."
 
She called for "taking care and caution, not to approach the stomachs of the valleys and streams of torrents, and to take the necessary measures and precautions and follow the instructions."

All regions of Saudi Arabia live in a volatile climate, witnessing heavy rains that reach the level of torrents, especially in wadis and low places, as well as a sudden decrease in temperature and hail of "snow" in many areas.