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Monday, 9 November 2015

Panic, deaths as Yemen's Socotra hit by new cyclone

As Megh flew straight over Socotra Island, this cyclone was ever worse than Chapala!
Although no casualties were made by Chapala, this time it did when a house collapsed and 2 people died. Many are wounded and losts of houses destroyed, help is on the way by the Emirates Red Cresent (ERC).


Saturday, 7 November 2015

Strenght to all Soqotri !

No words...

After the Chapala storm Tropical Cyclone Megh strengthening on approach to Socotra Island, Yemen

Yemen's Socotra Island just endured Cyclone Chapala and just a week later is facing a second tropical cyclone: Megh. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Megh and captured data on the strengthening storm on Nov., 6.

See details here

There was no record of a cyclone of Category 4 strength or stronger tracking as far south in the Arabian Sea prior to Chapala.
You may wonder, then, if there is any record of back-to-back cyclones within roughly a week's time affecting this region of the Arabian Sea.

Read more details here

Wednesday, 4 November 2015

Chapala passed:

Three people killed (later said no one died), many wounded, infrastructure washed away or flooded... lots of work to fully recover!