Lightening kills four in Yemen [Archives:2005/829/Local News]

March 31 2005

YT News services
SANAA, Yemen, March 27: Four people were reportedly killed by lightening Sunday during a thunderstorm in yemen.

An official statement said lightening struck and killed two men in the province of al-Hudeida.

A woman in Hajja province and a child in al-Mahweet were also killed.

Earlier this month, eight people were killed by rainstorms in Yemen, including a family of three. Some of them drowned in floods that enveloped their homes.

This winter Yemen recorded the most rainfall it has received in 10 years, following several years of drought.