Mvua kali na kubwa sana inanyesha kwa wakati huu mjini Muscat, Inategemewa kuendelea kunyesha kwa masaa 48 na zaidi.

An unusually powerful cyclone has been battering the coast of Oman with winds of 160mph (260 km/h) and large waves.

Tropical Cyclone Phet is bearing down on the coast of Oman, where it is expected to strike land within the next 24 hours. Cyclone Phet has been announced a category 5 storm. Its speed is to exceed 200 kms/hour, enough to damage buildings and pull down trees, according to experts. For their part, Omani authorities have declared a state of emergency and evacuated the areas expected to be hit by the cyclone.

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