Oman - Floods (MET Oman, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 15 February 2022)

  • Since 13 February, floods caused by heavy rainfall have been reported across north Oman, resulting in casualties.

  • According to media, one person died in Muscat Governorate (northern Oman), and about 30 people were rescued. A number of houses sustained damage in Muttrah City (Muscat Governorate). Floods mostly affected areas in the Governorates of Al Batinah, Al Dakhiliyah, Ash Sharqiyah South and Muscat.

  • On 15-16 February, drier conditions are expected over Oman.