Two lives lost in Dhofar “Mekunu’ rains

Muscat: A citizen lost his life after his vehicle was washed away in a wadi in Awqad.

A statement from Royal Oman Police (ROP) said, “The registration of the second death of a citizen after the drifting of his vehicle in a wadi in the area of Awqad.”

Police have asked citizens and residents not to leave their homes, or risk crossing the valleys and to follow safety instructions in life threatening situations.

A 12-year-old girl succumbed to injuries after gust of wind knocked her against a wall in Ayn Sahalnoot, Salalah, amid heavy rains before cyclone Mekunu made landfall in Salalah on Friday.