Video: High waves hit Oman as Cyclone Kyarr approaches
The public are advised to follow the latest weather bulletins and avoid going to the areas near the sea.
Oman's National Committee of Civil Defence (NCCD) is all geared up to tackle Cyclone Kyarr as it approaches the coastlines.
According to Times of Oman, the effects of Cyclone Kyarr were already being felt in Oman on Monday and Tuesday, with waves far higher than normal splashing passers-by on the Muttrah Corniche, and flooding the roads near Port Sultan Qaboos.
The authorities of the civil defence has put out a message asking public to take beware of the effects of Kyarr, safeguard their lives and property, and avoid going to areas by the sea.
The Public Authority of Civil Aviation called on citizens and residents living near the coastal areas and low-lying places, fishermen and seafarers to exercise caution due to the high tidal waves. #Kyarr @PACAOMAN @OmanMeteorology #Oman #OmanObserver #CycloneKyarr #?????_???? pic.twitter.com/TL0LGsZTWH- Oman Observer (@OmanObserver) October 29, 2019
Despite being warned, many people flocked to the flooded area to see the high waves and took to social media to share their videos.
Indirect effect cyclone kyarr in Muscat, Oman pic.twitter.com/1zeLGXC8zB- Ali shan (@Alishan10317447) October 29, 2019
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The cyclone situation is terrifying. Expected to hit Oman in around 30 hours. This was captured a few minutes ago pic.twitter.com/BTP6nyEliH- Mujeeb (@A_MujeebRazzaq) October 29, 2019
People living near coastal places and low lying areas are advised to take precautions due to tidal surge caused by the tropical condition #Kyarr @OmanMeteorology @WeatherOmanya @PACAOMAN #OmanObserver #Oman pic.twitter.com/mm4dQdXpEQ- Oman Observer (@OmanObserver) October 29, 2019
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