The newest satellite pictures point out that the center of the tropical cyclone ‘Mekunu’ is now on 16.two-degree north and latitude 54. north. The cyclone continues to move towards the Sultanate’s coasts and is now about 57 km from Salalah City. The wind speed round the center is estimated in between 85 to 90 knots (157-167 km/hr).
The cyclone intensified in strength on Friday but has now been downgraded and officials mentioned it would weaken additional into a tropical storm.
Meanwhile, An Indian Embassy Team is on its way to Salalah to coordinate with the authorities of Oman and Indian Social Club as effectively as Indian neighborhood volunteers in Salalah to facilitate any help necessary. Contact us by way of Tollfree line 80071234, helpline 24695981, Manpreetji 99498939
The Royal Oman Police urged residents to remain indoors and not to danger their lives.
The Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA) calls upon every person to adhere to up the warnings and climate forecasts it concerns.
Information Source: Muscat Daily