View of part of the Fujairah Corniche and the Hajar Mountains in the Background

Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Fujairah Residents Responding to Cyclone Gonu

A Gulf News article posted online at midday (5 June 2007) reports the following:

* Hoards of onlookers visiting the beach to watch the rising waters.
* Waves getting stronger and higher
* The closing of the Corniche Road between Fujairah and Kalba (south of Fujairah) after it was submerged by sea waters
* The flooding of the Diving Centre and a hotel car park in Khor Fakkan (north of Fujairah)
* Expectations that conditions are only going to get worse.

For more information and pictures check out:

‘Fujairah Hit by Cyclone Gonu’, Gulf News, 5 June 2007.

Image: People taking to the streets to experience the rising waters.