YEMEN Press Agency

Torrential rains cause flood in Island of Socotra

SOCOTRA, Nov. 22 (YPA) – The Yemeni island of Socotra on Sunday has been witnessing  heavy rains that caused torrential floods in all areas, local residents said.

During the early morning hours, the island experienced heavy rain and strong winds accompanied by torrential rains.

According to reports from the island, a number of houses were damaged in the Dahola area as the valley of the area began to flood due to torrential rains.

It was not immediately known if there were any civilian casualties.

As the island’s low-lying weather began to escalate into a tropical storm after the tropical depression entered a deep air depression, which could cause further material and human damage to the island’s population, which in recent years has suffered from the effects of escalating flood without being rescued.