Thunderstorms, heavy rain and flooding caused material damages in 5 governorates of Yemen over the past week.
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA) reported on 03 October that a total of 2,775 families have been affected by the floods in southern areas of the country since 27 September. As many as 1,329 families were affected in Lahj, 900 families in Aden, 508 in Abyan and 38 in Hadramaut.
Serious damage to camps for internally displaced people (IDP sites) was reported in Aden City, Tuban in Lahj Governorate and Khanfir in Abyan District.
Yemen Meteorological Services reported that 71mm of rain fell in Aden in 24 hours to 28 September, 2019.
Central areas of Yemen were also affected by the severe weather from 28 September. Around 59 families were affected in Marib City in Marib governorate and 190 families in Wusab As Safil District in Dhamar.
In addition, on 01 October heavy rains and floods hit Abs and Aslem districts in Hajjah Governorate and Az Zuhra and Bayt Al Faqiah districts in Al Hudaydah Governorate.
Humanitarian partners are mobilizing efforts to assess needs.