Weather Alert: U.S. Embassy Muscat, Oman (October 9, 2018)

Embassy of the United States of America

Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

Weather Alert: U.S. Embassy Muscat, Oman (October 9, 2018)

Location: Southern Oman; possible heavy rains and wind.

Event: Tropical Cyclone Luban is currently strengthening in the Arabian Sea and is expected to move westward through the Gulf of Aden. The storm is not currently expected to make landfall in Oman, but there is the possibility of heavy rains and strong winds in Dhofar and Al Wusta governorates beginning October 10, which could lead to difficult travel conditions.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid travel to affected areas until the storm has dissipated.
  • Monitor the local news for updates.

Visit the Joint Typhoon Warning Center and Tropical Storm Risk (TSR) websites for updated storm tracking information.


U.S. Embassy Muscat, Oman

+968 2464 3400

State Department – Consular Affairs

+1 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Oman Country Information

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