Muscat: There are sand piles on the road leading to Dhofar Governorate and maintenance teams are making every effort to remove the accumulated sand.
The Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology said: "The Ministry is carrying out immediate maintenance to remove the accumulated sand on the Adam-Haima-Thumrait road. Due to the monsoon winds, sand has accumulation in the areas of Al Ghafitin, Makish, Qatbeit and other places. Competent teams are doing their best to remove this sand in order to achieve traffic safety for road users," the ministry added.
The General Traffic Department warned of the continued wind activity in parts of Al Wusta and Dhofar governorates, causing an increasing amount of dust and low horizontal visibility. Users of Mahout - Al Zamaim and Al Ghafatin towards Dhofar roads should exercise caution, as there are sand dunes on some of the roads.