Oman - Floods (Met Oman, FloodList, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 20 July 2021)

  • On 17-18 July, heavy rainfall caused floods and flash floods across parts of Oman, resulting in casualties.

  • According to the media, at least four people have died and three are missing in Ad Dakhiliyah, Dhofar, and Ash Sharqiyah South Governorates. About 30 families were evacuated from flooded homes in Sur City (Ash Sharqiyah South, central-eastern coast of Oman), and 17 people were rescued in Sohar City (Al Batinah North Governorate, northern coast of Oman). Water and power supply cuts were reported across several Governorates of Oman.

  • Light to moderate rainfall is forecast over Dhofar Governorate on 20-21 July.