Cyclone hammers Oman; veers toward Iran

Cyclone Gonu battered Oman’s coast Wednesday with fierce winds and torrential rains, forcing thousands from their homes and shutting down oil installations before heading toward the world’s most important crude oil tanker route. The storm — a rarity in the Middle East — weakened slightly and dropped below hurricane strength late Wednesday, according to the U.S. military’s Joint Typhoon Warning Center. Full Story

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