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Oman Braces for Cyclone Kyarr

Oman Braces for Cyclone Kyarr

Monday, 28 October, 2019 - 06:45
Debris and sea foam litters a beach hit by Cyclone Mekunu in Salalah, Oman, on May 26, 2018. (AP)

Oman is bracing for tropical cyclone Kyarr, which is expected to make the mainland in some three days.


The category 4 storm is heading towards the country’s west-northwest coast.


"The nearest convective cloud bands of cyclone around 640 km from Oman coasts, where the cyclone direction is west-northwest with wind speed of about 115-125 knots around the center,” said the Oman Meteorology in a statement on Monday.


People were cautioned to look out for the early signs of the storm, with Arab Sea waves reaching 3-5 meters.


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