42 killed in Saudi Arabia, Yemen storms

Yemen storms

Heavy storms have claimed the lives of at least 42 people over the past week in Saudi Arabia and Yemen, AFP reported. Officials said that 24 people were killed in northern Yemen, while 18 lives were lost in Saudi Arabia in flooding caused by heavy rains.

Security sources said 10 people died in the province of Amran, north of the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, while more people were missing. Several houses were damaged and flooding cut off roads in both Amran and Hajjah, northwest of Sanaa, where 14 people were killed, some of them in landslides.

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