Muscat: Tropical storm Nanauk is expected to hit the coast of Oman between Ras Al Hadd and Ras Madrakah on June 15, according to Oman's Directorate General of Meteorology and Air Navigation (DGMAN) and Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA).
At the time of reporting, storm was centred about 850km from Masirah Island and had an estimated surface wind speed between 35-45 knots.
"The tropical storm is expected to weaken gradually as it approaches the Omani coast," the statement added.
With wind speed reaching 30-35 knots per hour, the storm is expected to bring in 100-300mm rainfall in 24 hours all over the Sultanate, a senior official of the DGMAN said, adding the height of the sea waves may reach four metres.
The impact of cyclone is expected from Saturday to Monday.