Rare and historical photos of the effects of Hurricane Gonu on the city of Muscat and its exposure to drowning in an unprecedented manner

2023-05-31 2023-05-31T10:16:58Z
سنان خلف
سنان خلف
محرر أخبار جوية- قسم التواصل الاجتماعي

Weather of Arabia - Sinan Khalaf - Hurricane Gonu , the name that the residents of the Sultanate of Oman will not forget despite the passage of 14 years, in such days, the memory brings us back to the devastating cyclone Gonu that swept the Sultanate of Oman in the year 2007 AD, and caused severe damage to large areas, including the capital, Muscat. .

 

Cyclone Gonu, which struck the Sultanate of Oman on June 3, 2007, and its indirect effects extended to the eastern coasts of the United Arab Emirates, accompanied by winds of 175 km/h, was considered one of the strongest hurricanes to strike the region during the past 100 years.

 

The hurricane caused severe damage in the Qurum area of the capital, Muscat, where the heavy rains accompanying the cyclone caused unprecedented floods that flooded commercial and residential complexes, uprooted trees, roads and destroyed infrastructure. 2007 AD

 

 

 

 

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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