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Yemen:Tropical Cyclone:2015/11/08

Duration2015/11/08 A second extremely rare and powerful cyclone in two weeks battered the Yemeni island of Socotra with hurricane-force winds on 8 November 2015. Around 5,000 people were evacuated.
Country or DistrictYemen
NameTropical Cyclone

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Personal Injury Material Damage Others

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Related Links
  • UNOCHA 2015/11/09
    Tropical Cyclone Megh made landfall in Socotra Island on 8 November, killing six people and causing significant damage to houses, fisheries, livestock and critical infrastructure.
  • Reuters 2015/11/08
    A woman in her forties died when her home collapsed on her, and four others were wounded by Cyclone Megh.
Geographycal Data Information
  • ECHO 2015/11/06
    Somalia, Yemen - Tropical Cyclone MEGH and CHAPALA - ECHO Daily Map | 06/11/2015
Emergency Relief Information
Urgent Report from Supporting Members of the Asian Disaster Reduction Center