Winds of up to 170 km per hour have been reported and thousands of residents near coastal areas have been moved to shelters.
Seventeen people are now missing on Socotra Island in the Arabian Sea, where the cyclone has already hit.
According to the Khaleej Times, Oman's Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA) has issued a release indicating that "due to the severity of the weather conditions, Salalah International Airport will be closed for 24 hours", which started from 12 am on Friday. An extremely severe cyclone is the penultimate class in IMD's protocol of assessing storms in terms of strength and intensity, topped off by a super cyclone.
Omani forecasters warned Salalah and the surrounding area would get at least 200 millimeters (7.87 inches) of rain, over twice the amount of rain this city typically gets in a year.
The dead from Cyclone Mekunu were reportedly five Yemenis and two Indian nationals, while the missing included Yemenis, Indians and Sudanese.
Four of the missing were crew on board a boat that sunk when the storm accompanied by strong winds and heavy rain hit the island in the Arabian Sea, Fisheries Resources Minister Fahad Kafin told AFP. This is the outlook for the last full day of the cyclone's active life over the waters, after it blasted into the island feature of Socotra, off South Yemen, last night and picked up speed.
Flash floods engulfed Socotra streets, cutting electricity and communication lines, they said.
Disney and Comcast have already been at battle in the United Kingdom , where Comcast made a $30.7 billion offer for Sky TV. Any offer would be "all-cash and at a premium" to Disney's all-share offer, Comcast said in a statement.
In the men's draw, 10-time champion and overwhelming favorite Rafael Nadal will open against Alexandr Dolgopolov. He is in second-seeded Alexander Zverev's quarter and can't meet Nadal before the final.
This summer Salah has another opportunity to demonstrate his talent on the big stage as he represents Egypt at the World Cup. Messi's Argentina is part of Group D while Brazil has been drawn in Group E of the tournament. "They have strong players".
San Antonio, Texas, which grew by 24,000 people a year ago , ranks No. 1 for numerical population growth among all USA cities. When looking at percentage change, 10 of the 15 fastest-growing large cities were located in the South, the bureau said.
Talks between the Koreas will likely resume after Friday, once Max Thunder finishes, said Moon's media secretary, Yoon Young-chan. In the fullest account to date of the Pompeo-Kim talks, the secretary of state recounted the North Korean leader's demands.
There will also be a new Zombie mode called Zombie Rush which will provide a new challenge to veterans of the games. Zombies has become a staple mode in the Call of Duty franchise but things are being given a freshen up.
President Trump called off the Singapore summit with a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday morning. Moon said Trump's decision left him "perplexed" and was "very regrettable". "We'd like to do it", he said.
White House adviser Jared Kushner speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, May 18, 2018. CBS News reported in November that Kushner had been interviewed by the special counsel's office.
CNN has reached out to China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs but has not yet received a response on this matter. The cause of those incidents, reported in late 2016 and early 2017, still remains a mystery .
FDA warns against teething products with benzocaine
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China says it will cut auto import tariffs on July 1
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Hawaii geothermal plant plugs wells as lava flows nearby
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With renewed USA sanctions looming against OPEC-member Iran and oil demand strong, analysts said crude prices were well supported. Natural-gas prices, meanwhile, turned modestly higher.
Houston Rockets edge past Warriors to level series
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Ebola outbreak in Congo spreads to urban area
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