In pictures, the effects of Cyclone Shaheen hit eastern Yemen

Heavy rains caused floods in Hadhramaut Governorate, eastern Yemen, as a result of the effects of Hurricane Shaheen, which struck during the past few days neighboring Sultanate of Oman.

Activists and local sources in Hadhramaut governorate reported that torrential rains and floods hit the city of Mukalla, the center of the governorate, damaging many homes, especially old ones, and sweeping away dozens of cars.

From the damage caused by the effects

From the damage caused by the influence of “Shaheen” on Mukalla

They also confirmed that heavy rains fell on the coastal districts and were largely concentrated in the Al-Dis district of the Hadhramaut coast, and lasted for about eight hours.

They added that the torrential torrents that followed the rains swept away a large number of vehicles and properties, and caused great material damage.

From the damage caused by the effects

From the damage caused by the influence of “Shaheen” on Mukalla

The torrential torrents also caused power outages in areas in Mukalla, and isolated parts of the city from each other after water flooded the main roads and streets.

The Hadramout Meteorological Chamber indicated that the amount of rain that fell amounted to 102 mm, a large amount that exceeded all forecasts. She added that it is equivalent to the amount of rain that fell on the city of Mukalla during the whole years.

From the damage caused by the effects

From the damage caused by the influence of “Shaheen” on Mukalla

Yesterday, Wednesday, the Center for Weather Forecasting and Early Warning of the Yemeni Meteorological Authority in Aden warned of the state of atmospheric instability in Yemen from the remnants of moisture that Left behind by Cyclone Shaheen, which hit the neighboring Sultanate of Oman.

The center said in its weather bulletin: “After Cyclone Shaheen vanishes on Omani soil, YIt is expected that Yemen will be affected by a state of atmospheric instability from the remnants of moisture left by the cyclone, accompanied by rain and thunderstorms throughout the country.”

From the damage caused by the effects

From the damage caused by the influence of “Shaheen” on Mukalla

In the same context, the Yemeni Minister of Health, Qassem Buhaibah, directed a circular to all central hospitals, health offices in the governorates and emergency and ambulance teams to raise the maximum readiness to confront any emergency, following warnings issued by meteorological centers that the country may be exposed to severe winds and thunderstorms.

He stressed the need to raise the performance of emergency and paramedic departments in all public and private hospitals, to strengthen them with specialized teams, to raise the readiness of emergency and first-aid teams, and to distribute ambulances on public roads.

From the damage caused by the effects

From the damage caused by the influence of “Shaheen” on Mukalla

The Civil Defense Department in Hadhramaut Governorate also called on all citizens to take precautions.

The Civil Defense Department said that “construction in torrential streams and high slopes endangers the citizen in light of the capabilities of civil defense that do not live up to what is hoped for in emergency situations.”

Activists widely circulated pictures of the torrential rains that hit some neighborhoods of the city of Mukalla, in conjunction with the rescue operations carried out by the Civil Defense for a number of cars that were swept away by the torrents.

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