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gully or streambed in northern Africa and the Middle East that remains dry except during rainy season

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Brig Saeed bin Saleh al Azri, chief of North Sharqiyah Police Command said, 'Rescue teams have covered about 40km of the Wadi Bani Khalid area.
The accident site is a relief road built by a contracting company as part of the implementation of bridge works in the wadi.
Earlier, authorities urged residents to stay away from low-lying areas, as well as overflowing wadis.
Governorate of North A'Sharqiya (28 mm) in the Wilayat of Wadi Bani
It stands isolated in a palm grove where one of the great spice routes crosses one of the main courses of the wadi and is very ancient.
In addition, there are small-scale wadis that discharge a total flood water volume that may reach 15 MCM/yr during the very wet seasons.
The aviation wing also provided relief supplies to Wadi Bani Khalid.
Six people were rescued in wadi Sroor of the Wilayat of Samayil as well three people who were trapped in wadi Al Auq.
Summary: Dramatic footage from flooded wadi goes viral on social media platforms
Wadis and low areas unless the water level and flow is safe.
Summary: RAS AL KHAIMAH -- The spell of heavy rain has filled up dams and flooded wadis in Ras Al Khaimah.
Muscat: A video has surfaced of an expat dangerously cycling through a wadi earlier this morning in Wilayat Al Kamil Wa Al Wafi, despite continuous warnings by authorities to not cross flood-hit areas The Royal Oman Police Police and the Public Authority for Civil Defence and Ambulance have issued several warnings advising people not to cross active Wadis.
Thirteen people were rescued from flooded houses and vehicles stuck in wadis as rain lashed many parts of Oman on Saturday and Sunday.
Summary: Clean-up drive begins as residents call for public toilets at wadis for tourists