Muscat: The Royal Navy of Oman has combed North Al Batinah coasts to secure the coastal areas affected by the tropical cyclone Shaheen.
"A group of Royal Navy of Oman ships and their diving team combed the coasts overlooking the North Al Batinah Governorate in order to secure the coastal areas affected by the tropical situation and recovered pieces and obstacles that washed up in the valleys to the sea," the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said in a statement.
Furthermore, MOD said: "The Royal Navy of Oman conducted a maritime survey on the coasts of North Batinah governorate to deal with the consequences of the tropical situation. Removal of debris that got swept away from valleys, ensuring normal traffic movements, cleaning of beaches, clearing fishing boats are some of the operations that come under the military master plans for the management of emergency situations."
In addition, within the Sub Military Commission plan for the Emergency Management Governorate North Batinah, the Royal Army of Oman represented by the Environment Unit Health and Medical Services of the Armed Forces continued efforts in environmental protection, health inspection and poisoning cases, in coordination with the Ministry of Health in order to reduce occurrence of epidemics and diseases which may result from of the remnants of the tropical state.