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Death toll from cyclone Mekunu in Oman rises
May 26, 2018 | 11:33 PM
by Times News Service
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The death toll from Cyclone Mekunu rose from two to four, Oman's National Emergency Management Centre revealed.

While one expat drowned, one citizen slipped from a mountain while watching a wadi flow in Dhofar, officials announced.

In a statement online Oman's National Emergency Management Centre said: "The death toll rose from two to four following the cyclone that affected the country."



Video: Roads flooded in Salalah after Cyclone Mekunu strikes

Despite the dangerous weather conditions, officials rescued 285 people so far.



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