Tropical Cyclone Mekunu Makes Historic Landfall

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Wednesday, May 30, 2018
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Tropical Cyclone Mekunu hit the southwest coast of Oman on May 25 an 26.

The Category 3 storm is the first storm in modern history to his southwest Oman.

When Mekunu made landfall it had winds of 185 km/h. It brought flooding rain and storm surge.

The City of Salalah received 617 millimeters of rain in just four days.

Oman, a nation on the Arabian Peninsula. Oman receives little rainfall, with annual rainfall in Muscat averaging 100 mm.



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