6 dead, 30 missing after powerful cyclone strikes Oman, Yemen

28 May, 2018, 14:13 | Author: Charlene Valdez
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The cyclone struck mainland Oman and Yemen early Saturday, dumping almost three years' worth of rain on Salalah in 24 hours.

"Indian Embassy Team in Salalah has confirmed that as per Royal Oman Police, mortal remains of one (Shamsher Ali) of two missing Indian have been found and the search for the other (Madhu) is underway".

State-run Oman Television showed footage of large areas covered with floods in Dhofar and the nearby Al-Wusta provinces.

Meanwhile, the National Emergency Management Center said that it has rescued 285 people so far.

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Oman's civil aviation meanwhile chose to reopen on Sunday Salalah Airport, which had been closed for the past three days. However, Mekunu was downgraded to category 1 after losing some of its strength.

India's Meteorological Department said the storm packed maximum sustained winds of 170-180 kilometers per hour with gusts of up to 200 kph. An Asian victim of unidentified nationality died in a flooded valley, and an Omani national in an SUV was killed when his vehicle was swept away, Shanfari said. Salalah's airport opened on Sunday after being closed for three days.

More than 30 people were still missing on the Yemeni island of Socotra, including Yemeni, Indian and Sudanese nationals.

Kafin said that 1,000 families were evacuated to safety after there homes were affected by flooding.

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The government declared the island in the northwest Indian Ocean, part of a UNESCO-protected archipelago for its rich biodiversity, a "disaster" zone.

The Port of Salalah - a key gateway for the country - also closed, its cranes secured against the pounding rain.

They chose to set up 11 relief centers in Socotra to provide shelter for evacuees.

Eleven people have been killed in a ferocious cyclone in Oman.

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