11 killed, thousands displaced by Yemen tropical storm
Crisis-weary Yemen has been pounded by high winds, torrential rains since Sunday
By Shukry Hussein
Eleven people have been killed since Sunday by fierce tropical storms in Yemen’s eastern Mahra province, a local official said.
Emergency teams are currently searching for 25 other people, who went missing since the beginning of the weather storm.
Mahra has been pounded by high winds and torrential rains since
About 3,800 families have been displaced in Mahra since Sunday.
It is the fifth time that Yemen has been struck by tropical storms since 2015.
Since 2014, when Shia Houthi rebels overran much of the country, impoverished Yemen has remained wracked by violence and turmoil.