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Old 2nd August 2007, 02:04   #1
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Recently my uncle went to Muscat for some work. It was heavily flooded which damaged many cars. here are some pics:-
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Old 2nd August 2007, 02:37   #2
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oh my gawd what the !

is this a salvage yard, the 2nd pic thats a bmw half burried and upside down!

tell me agian are you sure this is a flood and not a typhoon
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Old 2nd August 2007, 04:09   #3
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The second pic looks more Mustang than BMW. Anyway most of the cars are either Mondeo's or Expeditions or Daihatsu Sirions and Cuores (or the respective Toyota counterparts). Almost all the sedans are Mondeos with their tail up in the air!
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Too many mangled steel, I believe it was a typhoon, it came in the news when this happenned.
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It looks like a car junk yard.

THNAKs GOD, we Indians dont have to face such natural disasters.

I am sure the insurance companies will have a tough time with their finances.
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The second pic looks more Mustang than BMW. Anyway most of the cars are either Mondeo's or Expeditions or Daihatsu Sirions and Cuores (or the respective Toyota counterparts). Almost all the sedans are Mondeos with their tail up in the air!
Thats a dealer stockyard - all those cars are new.

Have you seen the Range Rover stockyard after Gonu?
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This happened as an aftermath of Gonu, a checkdam in Muscat broke and caused havoc. There were a lot of deaths as well, but did not get much publicity in the media. They are slowly recovering from this disaster.
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Ohh yeah I remember that check dam disaster. Had a few pictures too(received from cousin over email).
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The second pic looks more Mustang than BMW.


The amount of damage done seems pretty bad - must have been some seriously strong currents to flip a car and then bury it. I suspect it would have been a typhoon, the tree next to it is flattened as well, that cant happen in a flood - the water would have carried off the tree as it got uprooted.
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The second pic looks more Mustang than BMW.
Its a Ford mustang GT. See the FORD badging on the alloys (not very clearly visible in the pics from post 1).

another pic :

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OMG, cant watch it anymore, its a CARnage.
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Its a Ford mustang GT. See the FORD badging on the alloys (not very clearly visible in the pics from post 1).

another pic :


Thats right..it is a Mustang.
what a disaster!
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one of my relatives car was flood affected also wonder what happened to all those skylines there.
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one of my relatives car was flood affected also wonder what happened to all those skylines there.
Ha Ha! But you dont want any flood damaged car Skyline or whatever!
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seeing so many damaged cars makes me sad

and the car in the 2nd pic is a mustang as it has optional rims which are only available on a mustang and the tail light are of mustang to
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