Cyclone in Yemen’s Socotra kills 5, leaves 40 missing

ADEN (Reuters) - Five people were killed and at least 40 missing on the Yemeni island of Socotra on Friday as Cyclone Mekunu pummeled the area before making its way to the Arabian Peninsula’s southern coast. The dead were four Yemenis and one Indian national, residents and medical sources told Reuters,

Cyclone Mekunu hits Socotra island; families trapped in flooded homes

Cyclone Mekunu hit the Yemeni island of Socotra Wednesday night, causing severe flooding and damage to houses 150 families had been evacuated and moved to government facilities after downpours caused houses and streets to flood, trapping people in their homes (AFP) SOCOTRA, YEMEN & DUBAI: Hundreds evacuated from their homes