Seminar on cyclones to be held tomorrow

MUSCAT: A seminar on tropical cyclones and flash floods will be held on Monday under the auspices of Sayyid Saud bin Hilal al Busaidy, Minister of State and Governor of Muscat. Titled ‘Lessons Learned Ten Years After Cyclones Gonu and Phet’, the seminar is organised by Oman Water Society (OWS). The seminar will shed light on the Sultanate’s experience in handling cyclones and flash floods as well as review what has been achieved by the relevant authorities regarding the necessary precautions to reduce the risks of such natural catastrophes, the solutions for reducing the negative impact of cyclones and flash floods.