Muscat: Oman's airports has urged travellers to follow safety instructions to avoid any potential harm as the nation will witness an Annular Solar Eclipse on Thursday morning (December 26).
The eclipse to be witnessed between 6.30am and 9am will reach its peak around 7.30am in Oman.
According to experts, passengers on a plane passing through the eclipse zone and seated near a window should avoid looking at the sun directly.
The Ministry of Health (MOH) also warned that watching the eclipse directly can affect the retina.
It advised the public to avoid looking directly at the sun with the naked eye and, instead, to use safe tools for the purpose, Oman Observer reported.