Muscat: Despite warnings, several distress calls in valleys have been received by the Civil Defence and Ambulance Authority (CDAA) and the Royal Oman Police (ROP), work is underway to rescue them in cooperation with the police aviation.
The Royal Oman Police (ROP) said: "Rainfall of varying intensity and the flow of some valleys in several governorates of the Sultanate, has resulted in many people and vehicles being strangled in the South Sharqiyah Governorate. Please do not venture out in rainy weather and do not risk crossing flowing valleys."
The police received a report of a vehicle stuck in Tawi Hatim area in the Wilayat of Al Kamil and Al Wafi, in which a family of five people, including three children, who were rescued. Work is underway to rescue the rest with the help of police aviation.
ROP Operations Centre also received a report of a vehicle consisting two people in the Saih Al Ramth area in Wilayat of Jalan Bani Bu Ali, and another with a family of five women, ten children and a man in Wadi Al Arabyin area in the Wilayat of Quriyat. The police planes are moving to the site to rescue them with help of police aviation.