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Tropical Storm Expected To Hit Omani Coast

June 12, 2014

Coast of Oman

Coast of Oman

 

Adverse weather from 15 to 17 June may affect cargo operations & marine movements of Port Sultan Qaboos, as a result of a tropical storm expected to hit the Omani coast on Sunday (15 June).

The Omani Metrological Department has this morning issued a weather warning advising that Tropical Storm "Nanauk" is expected to hit the Omani coast between Ras Al Hadd and Ras Madrakah on 15 June.

At the time of reporting, the storm was centered about 850km from Masirah Island, and estimated wind surface wind speed were between 35 and 45 knots.

If the storm reaches Sharqiyah, it might affect Muscat, particularly northern areas of the governorate.

The storm could bring between 100-300mm of rain during the 24-hour period.

For information about operations in Oman contact at muscat@gac.com


 



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