At least 14 fatalities as heavy rainfall hits Yemen

At least 14 fatalities as heavy rainfall hits Yemen

At least 14 people have died and 3 remain missing after heavy rainfall hit parts of Yemen over the last couple of days. The worst affected were Sanaa and Dhamar governorates in central-western Yemen.

Unseasonal rainstorms hit Yemen, claiming at least 14 lives

Unseasonal rainstorms hit Yemen, claiming at least 14 lives

At least 14 people have been killed over the past couple of days after unseasonal rainstorms hit the majority of Yemen's southern governorates. At least 1 000 households are in need of basic services, including at least 90 families in the Marib area and 400 in…

Severe flooding hits Yemen, leaving at least 13 people dead

Severe flooding hits Yemen, leaving at least 13 people dead

At least 13 people have been killed after heavy seasonal rain hit Yemen on Saturday, May 1, 2021, resulting in fatalities and damage. The authorities are warning residents to stay away from flood ducts in affected areas and take necessary precautions. Yemeni…

20 people dead, 1 000 displaced as persistent heavy rains hit Yemen

20 people dead, 1 000 displaced as persistent heavy rains hit Yemen

Persistent heavy rains across Yemen have killed at least 20 people, displaced thousands, and destroyed hundreds of properties, local government official reported Tuesday, August 4, 2020. In Marib, the hardest-hit province, the health ministry said 17 people–…

Widespread flooding from persistent rains claims at least 17 lives in Yemen

Widespread flooding from persistent rains claims at least 17 lives in Yemen

Incessant heavy rains from July 22 to 25 triggered widespread flooding in Yemen, killing at least 17 people. According to the Yemen Meteorological Service, several areas recorded more than 50 mm (2 inches) within a 24-hour period. The worst-affected area is the…

Severe flooding affects at least 150 000 across Yemen

Severe flooding affects at least 150 000 across Yemen

At least 150 000 people have been affected by severe flooding across Yemen since mid-April, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported. 15 people have also lost their lives, many others were injured, and 7 000 have been displaced,…

Aden declared a disaster area after catastrophic flooding kills 10, Yemen

Aden declared a disaster area after catastrophic flooding kills 10, Yemen

The government of Yemen has declared the port city of Aden a disaster area on April 22, 2020, following devastating flash floods caused by up to 125 mm (5 inches) of rain in just 24 hours. On average, the city receives just about 5 mm (0.19 inches) of rain in April…

Widespread flooding causes massive damage in Sana’a, Yemen

Widespread flooding causes massive damage in Sana’a, Yemen

Heavy rains on April 13, 2020, caused widespread and severe flooding in Sana'a, Yemen, resulting in at least two fatalities and massive damage to properties. Roads remained inundated on April 14. Flash flooding in the district of Al-Sabeen killed two people…