Cyclone Batters Oman, Yemen; Kills At Least 5

May 26, 2018

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. (May 26)

Cyclone Mekunu Severe, As It Surges Through Oman

May 25, 2018

Cyclone Mekunu neared the Arabian Peninsula on Friday as its outer bands dumped heavy rain and bent palm trees in Oman. At least 40 people were reported missing on Socotra, where flash floods washed away thousands of animals and cut power lines. (May 25)

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