YEMEN Press Agency

Meteorology announces air depression sweeping Yemen

SANAA, July. 19 (YPA) – The National Center of Meteorology announced the seasonal air depression that causes a state of instability in the atmosphere in most provinces of Yemen within coming 24 hours.

In its forecast, the center expected rain of varying intensity, accompanied by thunderstorms, the provinces of Mahra, Hadramout, Shabwa, Abyan and Bayda, Lahj, Taiz, Ibb, Dhalea, Raymah, Mahweet and Hajjah, as well as parts of the province of Dhamar, Sanaa, Amran and Saada.

The center also expected strong monsoon winds, with speeds ranging between 30-40 knots in the Socotra archipelago, and 15-25 knots on the Gulf of Aden, the eastern and southern coasts and the entrance to Bab Al-Mandab Strait.

It warned citizens in the above-mentioned where rain expected to avoid being in the valleys and flood corridors, calling on motorists to drive carefully on mountainous roads due to the low visibility as a result of rain and low clouds.