The Khaleej Times reported:
“The tropical cyclone formed in the Arabian Sea, named 05a, has weakened and will not affect the UAE, Met officials said yesterday.”
“According to the Meteorological Department in Abu Dhabi, the cyclone is currently moving towards Yemen and [the] African region and will not have any impact on the UAE.”
“However, the officials said, the cyclone is likely to bring rain and thunder showers tomorrow in some parts of Fujairah and Oman, while clouds are forecast in Northern region of the UAE and rains in eastern region of the country the same day.”
For more detail on the cyclone and how Cyclone Gonu has shaped people’s minds:
Staff Reporters, ‘Cyclone Won’t Affect UAE’, Khaleej Times, 1 November 2007.
Image: Gonu back in June 2007.