Tropical Cyclone Shaheen Hit Omani Coasts

Published October 4th, 2021 - 10:41 GMT

Oman was affected by a tropical cyclone called Shaheen according to authorities in the country. The tropical cyclone hit Muscat and other Omani coastal areas.

Moreover, the Omani government has delayed and rescheduled flights to and from Muscat airport till Sunday evening or until further notice due to the tropical cyclone.

Oman's FM has received phone calls from other Foreign Ministers of friendly countries across the globe.

Data shows that tropical cyclone Shaheen brought wind speeds up to 116 km per hour along with extremely heavy rainfall and flash floods.

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Tropical Cyclone Shaheen Hit Oman

A man wades through a flooded street amid cyclone Shaheen in Oman's capital Muscat on October 3, 2021. Nine people were found dead in Oman and Iran as Tropical Cyclone Shaheen pummelled the two countries, authorities said. (Photo by Haitham AL-SHUKAIRI / AFP)

Tropical Cyclone Shaheen Hit Oman

Vehicles make their way through a flooded street amid cyclone Shaheen in Oman's capital Muscat on October 3, 2021. Nine people were found dead in Oman and Iran as Tropical Cyclone Shaheen pummelled the two countries, authorities said. (Photo by Haitham AL-SHUKAIRI / AFP)

Tropical Cyclone Shaheen Hit Oman

A picture taken on October 3, 2021, shows flooding in the Omani capital Muscat, as the Shaheen tropical storm hits the country. One child has died in flash flooding while flights and schools have been suspended as tropical Cyclone Shaheen bears down on Oman, authorities said. (Photo by MOHAMMED MAHJOUB / AFP)

Tropical Cyclone Shaheen Hit Oman

High waves break on the sea side promenade in the Omani capital Muscat on October 2, 2021, as the Shaheen tropical storm hits the country. (Photo by MOHAMMED MAHJOUB / AFP)

Tropical Cyclone Shaheen Hit Oman

A picture taken on October 3, 2021, shows flooding in the Omani capital Muscat, as the Shaheen tropical storm hits the country. One child has died in flash flooding while flights and schools have been suspended as tropical Cyclone Shaheen bears down on Oman, authorities said. (Photo by MOHAMMED MAHJOUB / AFP)

Tropical Cyclone Shaheen Hit Oman

A picture taken on October 3, 2021, shows flooding in the Omani capital Muscat, as the Shaheen tropical storm hits the country. One child has died in flash flooding while flights and schools have been suspended as tropical Cyclone Shaheen bears down on Oman, authorities said. (Photo by MOHAMMED MAHJOUB / AFP)

Tropical Cyclone Shaheen Hit Oman

Women take pictures of high waves breaking on the sea side promenade in the Omani capital Muscat on October 2, 2021, as the Shaheen tropical storm hits the country. (Photo by MOHAMMED MAHJOUB / AFP)

Tropical Cyclone Shaheen Hit Oman

A general view shows Ansab Dam amid cyclone Shaheen in Oman's capital Muscat on October 3, 2021. Nine people were found dead in Oman and Iran as Tropical Cyclone Shaheen pummelled the two countries, authorities said. (Photo by Haitham AL-SHUKAIRI / AFP)

Tropical Cyclone Shaheen Hit Oman
Tropical Cyclone Shaheen Hit Oman
Tropical Cyclone Shaheen Hit Oman
Tropical Cyclone Shaheen Hit Oman
Tropical Cyclone Shaheen Hit Oman
Tropical Cyclone Shaheen Hit Oman
Tropical Cyclone Shaheen Hit Oman
Tropical Cyclone Shaheen Hit Oman
Tropical Cyclone Shaheen Hit Oman
A man wades through a flooded street amid cyclone Shaheen in Oman's capital Muscat on October 3, 2021. Nine people were found dead in Oman and Iran as Tropical Cyclone Shaheen pummelled the two countries, authorities said. (Photo by Haitham AL-SHUKAIRI / AFP)
Tropical Cyclone Shaheen Hit Oman
Vehicles make their way through a flooded street amid cyclone Shaheen in Oman's capital Muscat on October 3, 2021. Nine people were found dead in Oman and Iran as Tropical Cyclone Shaheen pummelled the two countries, authorities said. (Photo by Haitham AL-SHUKAIRI / AFP)
Tropical Cyclone Shaheen Hit Oman
A picture taken on October 3, 2021, shows flooding in the Omani capital Muscat, as the Shaheen tropical storm hits the country. One child has died in flash flooding while flights and schools have been suspended as tropical Cyclone Shaheen bears down on Oman, authorities said. (Photo by MOHAMMED MAHJOUB / AFP)
Tropical Cyclone Shaheen Hit Oman
High waves break on the sea side promenade in the Omani capital Muscat on October 2, 2021, as the Shaheen tropical storm hits the country. (Photo by MOHAMMED MAHJOUB / AFP)
Tropical Cyclone Shaheen Hit Oman
A picture taken on October 3, 2021, shows flooding in the Omani capital Muscat, as the Shaheen tropical storm hits the country. One child has died in flash flooding while flights and schools have been suspended as tropical Cyclone Shaheen bears down on Oman, authorities said. (Photo by MOHAMMED MAHJOUB / AFP)
Tropical Cyclone Shaheen Hit Oman
A picture taken on October 3, 2021, shows flooding in the Omani capital Muscat, as the Shaheen tropical storm hits the country. One child has died in flash flooding while flights and schools have been suspended as tropical Cyclone Shaheen bears down on Oman, authorities said. (Photo by MOHAMMED MAHJOUB / AFP)
Tropical Cyclone Shaheen Hit Oman
Women take pictures of high waves breaking on the sea side promenade in the Omani capital Muscat on October 2, 2021, as the Shaheen tropical storm hits the country. (Photo by MOHAMMED MAHJOUB / AFP)
Tropical Cyclone Shaheen Hit Oman
A general view shows Ansab Dam amid cyclone Shaheen in Oman's capital Muscat on October 3, 2021. Nine people were found dead in Oman and Iran as Tropical Cyclone Shaheen pummelled the two countries, authorities said. (Photo by Haitham AL-SHUKAIRI / AFP)