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Cyclone Shaheen in Oman

At least nine people have died after tropical cyclone Shaheen battered Oman. The storm arrived in the area on Sunday, with winds between 120 and 150 km/h (75-93 mph) as its eye crossed land. Thousands have been evacuated from coastal areas and streets in the capital, Muscat, have been submerged. Infrastructure including electrical facilities and roads were damaged.

Type of Event:Ocean Storm - Cyclone
Location of Event:Oman
Date of Charter Activation:2021-10-03
Time of Charter Activation:15:17
Time zone of Charter Activation:UTC+01:00
Charter Requestor:UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER on behalf of Oman Civil Defense and Ambulance Authority
Activation ID:736
Project Management:MBRSC


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