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Cyclone could hit Oman, Yemen says report

A tropical cyclone could hit Oman and Yemen by the end of this month,  a UK-based international weather bureau has predicted. The bureau forecast that the landfall of the cyclone could be on May 29 around Oman/Yemen coast, said a rep

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No cholera cases in Oman

No cases of cholera or epidemic outbreak have been reported in Oman after killer cyclone Gonu struck the country. Oman health ministry said it was taking all precautionary  measures to tackle the infectious diseases. Dr Ali bi

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Top marks for Cambridge School

Cambridge International School Dubai, a GEMS school, has joined the clean-up operations following Cyclone Gonu. Coastal areas like Fujairah, Kalba, Khor Fakkan, Sharm and Dibba were lashed by tidal waves, tropical storms and torrential rai

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Bahrain warning over cyclone Gonu

People in Bahrain are being warned not to go out to sea today (June 10), with killer cyclone Gonu still a threat. More flooding in coastal areas is also likely today because of the rise in sea level caused by the cyclone, weathermen warne

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Killer floods strike Iran

The flash floods, triggerred by cyclone Gonu, wreaked havoc in southeastern Iran claiming seven lives and leaving 40,000 others trapped, according to news reports. 'Three people were killed in Hormozgan (province) and four died in Sistan-B

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Cyclone Gonu kills 25; Oman counts cost

Cyclone Gonu, which struck Oman on Wednesday, killed 25 people and left a trail of destruction in the Sultanate's capital Muscat. The official Oman News Agency said 25 people were confirmed killed by the storm, which turned the streets of

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Cyclone weakens on way to Iran; 14 dead

Cyclone Gonu waned into a storm as it passed into a major oil shipping route toward Iran on Thursday, but killed 14 people and left a trail of destruction that halted Oman's oil and gas exports for a third day. Gonu, which peaked as a maxi

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Cyclone: Sohar port area evacuated

Oman’s Port of Sohar has taken all measures to limit the damage which cyclone Gonu could have on people and goods. The cyclone is expected to have the biggest impact on Sohar this afternoon, according to a weather forecast. Indust

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Powerful cyclone begins to hit Oman coast

Oman said on Tuesday that an unusually powerful cyclone in the Arabian Sea had begun to hit its eastern coastal areas with winds of up to 260 kmh (160 mph) per hour and waves as high as 12 metres (yards). 'It is expected to increase in the

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