Muscat: Two wadis saw flash floods in Muscat Governorate due to the tropical cyclone Shaheen.
Muscat Governorate saw heavy rains and the wadis of Edai and Khuwair saw flash floods. More wadis are expected to follow," National Committee for Emergency Management (NCEM) said in a statement.
Meanwhile, NCEM said: "The tunnel leading to Burj Al Sahwa roundabout towards the Wilayat of Seeb has closed due to water gathering."
NCEM urged people to avoid using the roads along the coastal road extending from the Governorate of Muscat to the Governorate of North Al Batinah.
"Al-Nahdha Hospital is being evacuated in anticipation of any rise in the water level due to the tropical situation, in addition to closing the commercial area in Qurum due to the gradual rise in the water level," Oman News Agency (ONA) said in a statement.