30 missing

SALALAH, Oman | Powerful cyclone strikes Oman, Yemen; 5 dead, 30 missing

SALALAH, Oman — A cyclone more powerful than any previously recorded in southern Oman slammed into the Gulf country and neighboring Yemen on Saturday, deluging a major city with nearly three years’ worth of rainfall in single day. The storm killed at least five people while more than 30 remain missing, officials said. Cyclone Mekunu … Continue reading SALALAH, Oman | Powerful cyclone strikes Oman, Yemen; 5 dead, 30 missing

SALALAH, Oman  | Powerful cyclone lashes Oman, Yemen; 5 dead, 30 missing

SALALAH, Oman  — Cyclone Mekunu blew into the Arabian Peninsula early Saturday, drenching arid Oman and Yemen, cutting off power lines and leaving at least five people dead and more than 30 missing, officials said. Portions of Salalah, Oman’s third-largest city, lost electricity as the cyclone made landfall. The Arabian Sea churned Saturday morning, sending … Continue reading SALALAH, Oman  | Powerful cyclone lashes Oman, Yemen; 5 dead, 30 missing