Guwahati News Desk: At least 13 people have been killed after the tropical cyclone Shaheen battered parts of Oman and Iran on Sunday.
As per the reports, the storm made landfall on Sunday, bringing heavy rain and winds of up to 150km/h (93 mph).
According to Omani authorities, seven people were killed in North al-Batinah province on Monday. While four others were killed in landslides on Sunday.
According to sources in Iran, the bodies of two fishermen had been found.
In addition, three other fishermen remain missing off the coast of the south-eastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, near the border with Pakistan.
Moreover, infrastructures, including electrical facilities and roads were also damaged.
Meanwhile, Oman’s state news agency reported the armed forces were continuing to rescue people who had been trapped by floodwater.
It added that they were also restoring damaged roads to get aid into the areas that needed it.
More than 5,000 people were moved into some 80 shelters set up in affected provinces.
Furthermore, the National Multi Hazard Early Warning System had alerted residents that there was still a risk of thunderstorms as the bad weather moved inland. People were urged to avoid wadis, valleys and ravines found in the region and other low-lying areas.