Eight people die in heavy rains [Archives:2005/878/Local News]

September 19 2005

SANA'A- Sept. 17- Eight people were reported dead and another ten wounded last week due to heavy rains and thunderbolts in a number of Yemeni governorates, security sources said on Saturday.

Two people, one of them a woman, died in Malaheedh of Saada after they were hit by a thunderbolt.

In Raima Governorate, the thunderbolts also killed a man and a woman. A third man lost his life in Hajjah, the sources added.

Additionally, torrents swept Taiz streets last Wednesday damaging business shops and public facilities and claiming lives of three people.