Oman | Cyclone Tej, where is it heading and what are its effects in the coming hours?

2023-10-23 2023-10-23T10:27:19Z
مهند فاخوري
مهند فاخوري
كاتب مُحتوى جوّي

Arabia Weather - The latest updates and data received by us at the “Arab Weather” Center indicate that Hurricane Tej has become a first-degree hurricane, and the center of the hurricane is about 250 km away from the coast, and is moving west-northwest towards the coasts of Dhofar Governorate and Yemen (Al-Mahra Governorate), Wind speed around the center ranges between 64-82 knots.

 

During the coming hours, the center of the hurricane “Ain” is expected to approach the coast more closely, accompanied by strong winds and heavy to very heavy rains in the Omani governorate of Dhofar, more concentrated in the southwestern regions of the governorate, in addition to strong impacts on the Yemeni governorates of Al-Mahra and Hadramaut.

 

Expectations indicate that the southwestern regions of the Omani Governorate of Dhofar will become increasingly affected by the tropical cyclone gradually during the afternoon and afternoon hours, with very heavy rains, including many areas, specifically the areas of Hamut, Kharfut, Rakhyut, Ajdrut, Ardit and Al-Mughassil, accompanied by strong winds, and the rains will be Heavy in the areas of Areida, Jajwal, Aidam, Arzuk, Jardum, Raysut and Salalah, and moderate in abundance in the areas of Andat, Tousnat, Al-Mazyyouna, Al-Burj Al-Saliya, Thumrait, Abu Rumaila, Sahelnut and Taqa.

 

During the evening hours, the eye of the hurricane becomes close to the Yemeni coast, and the tropical condition becomes a tropical storm, and the rains will be very heavy in the areas of Hamut, Kharfut, Rakhyut, Ajdrut, Ardit and Al-Mughassil, and the rains will be heavy in the areas of Arida, Jajwal, Aidam, Arzuk, Jardum and Wandat. Salalah, with moderate abundance in the areas of Tousnat, Al-Mazyouna, Al-Burj Al-Saliya, Thumrait, Abu Rumaila, Sahlanout and Taqah.

 

Therefore, it warns of the flow of valleys and reefs and the rise in water levels on the roads. It also warns of the intensity of the winds accompanying the situation, the rise of sea waves, and the spread of sea water over coastal and low-lying areas.

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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