Weather Alert: U.S. Embassy Muscat, Oman

Embassy of the United States of America

Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

Location: Southern Oman; possible heavy rains country-wide.

Event: There is a cyclone system developing in the Arabian Sea. The storm is currently expected to make landfall in southern Oman in the late evening hours of May 25 or early morning May 26. Expect heavy rains and strong winds with possible flooding, mudslides, power outages and difficult travel conditions in southern Oman. Expect increased rainfall levels and winds throughout the country.

Actions to Take:

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

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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