Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013

Yemen flood sweeps away 76

According to the State media, 27 people are confirmed dead and 41 are still missing. Others eight people have been rescued.

At least 76 people, mostly women and children, have been swept away by flood waters in southern Yemen.

Flood waters swept away three vehicles going to Wadi Nakhla, a valley between Taiz and Ibb provinces of Yemen.

Recent floods in Yemen's capital Sanaa closed several roads and trapped some cars.

The 2008 Yemen floods which occurred on October 23 had claimed lives of at least 65 people.

Original post: Natural Disasters List August 17, 2013