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Yemen: Tropical Cyclone: 2015/11/08 Country Information on DRR

Period 2015/11/08
Country or District Yemen
Event Type 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

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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.

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ECHO 2015/11/06
Somalia, Yemen - Tropical Cyclone MEGH and CHAPALA - ECHO Daily Map | 06/11/2015