Announcement

Travellers to Oman encouraged to prepare for cyclone

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

We are warning travellers that cyclone Phet is expected to reach Oman on 4 June

The Foreign Office is warning travellers that tropical cyclone Phet is expected to reach Oman on 4 June. The storm is expected to make landfall north of Khaluf, with wind speeds over 100mph. Travellers are being encouraged to monitor local media and follow advice from the Omani authorities.

Advice from the Omani authorities includes that provided by the Omani Meteorological Department, whose website can be found at www.met.gov.om. Updates on the storm will also be available from Tropical Storm Risk who predict and map tropical storms worldwide, their website is www.tropicalstormrisk.com.