Details of Disaster Information

Yemen : Tropical Cyclone : 2015/11/08
GLIDE: TC-2015-000152-YEM  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2015/11/08
Name Tropical Cyclone
Outline 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.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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