Gonu hits Oman with 106 mph winds.
The Oil Drum continuing coverage.
Detailed maps and data from Univ. of Central Florida, with predictions.
Predicted damage to Oman facilities
Qalhat (Sur) LNG terminal: 25-30 days down time
Mina al Fahal oil terminal: 15-20 days down time
A storm this powerful has never come ashore there since they started keeping records in 1945 – until now.
DJ comments in our previous post on Gonu, “I suppose there is some irony in a storm, caused (at least in part) by petroleum-related global climate change, that targets the source of the climate change that created it.”