Muscat, There are no possible effects over the coasts of the Sultanate from the tropical storm (Vayu), which is located over central Arabian Sea at longitude 66.0 E and latitude 20.7 N. It is about 750 km away from the Sultanate’s coasts (Ras Al Had) with estimated surface wind speed around the center ranging between (40 to 50 knots), according to the latest analysis of the National Multi Hazard Early Warning Center (NMHEWC).
A report today released by the Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA) said that latest numerical weather prediction indicates that the movement of the tropical storm is likely to be north to northeasterly direction towards the Indian coasts as a deep depression during the next 48 hours. The sea will continue to be moderate along Oman Sea coasts with maximum wave height of 2.0 meters.
NMHEWC keeps monitoring all updates of this tropical condition. PACA advices the public to follow its latest weather bulletins and reports.
Source: Oman News Agency