Cyclone Ashobaa gains strength in the Arabian Sea

The coast of Oman along the Arabian Peninsula.

The coast of Oman along the Arabian Peninsula. Image by yeowatzup / CC BY 2.0

A tropical storm has been increasing in intensity as it moves towards the Arabian Peninsula. Meteorologists in Oman, the UAE and other countries in the region are keeping a close eye on Cyclone Ashobaa in case it hits land, which could lead to flooding and storms. The cyclone is expected to move towards Pakistan over the next few days. Currently boaters and swimmers in the northern Arabian Sea have been warned of rough conditions. Read more: thenational.ae  and accuweather.com

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