Seven people drowned in Torrential torrents in East Yemen
THU, 07/22/2021 - 11:12
Yemeni local and media sources said, Wednesday that at least seven people were killed in torrential rain, die swept large parts of the governorates of Al-Mahra and Shabwa in the east of the country.
The sources said three women and two children were in the torrential rains in in the Bayhan region north of Shabwa drowned, while two others died in Al-Mahra governorate.
In Hadhramaut Governorate, heavy rains flooded individual areas of the districts of the valley, causing road blockades and significant property damage, while helicopters intervened to evacuate stranded people in Seiyun District, such as die Yemeni newspaper “Aden Al-Ghad” reported.
Heavy rains occurred in most of the districts of Shabwa, Al-Mahra and Hadhramaut governorates, die were accompanied by strong winds, die yourself in raging rivers transformed.
The National Center for Meteorology in Yemen had before the onset of a rain low in warned a number of Yemeni governorates, including Shabwa, and die Citizens urged to take precautionary measures and not to pass torrents and valleys.
Last year, flooding in Yemen left dozens dead and tens of thousands evacuated.