Cyclone Mekunu kills five in Yemen’s Socotra island and a 12-year-old girl in southern Oman
A 12-year-girl was killed and three people were injured after Cyclone Mekunu hit southern Oman with high winds and rain on Friday, BBC reported. This came after at least five people, including an Indian, were killed and nearly 40 were reported missing in Socotra island in Yemen after the cyclone hit the area.
Cyclone Mekunu made its landfall in Oman’s second city Salalah after it was downgraded to category 1 after losing some of its strength. The tropical storm would weaken further and diminish into a tropical depression before hitting the southern parts of Saudi Arabia…
Alberto Is Coming: First Named Storm of the 2018 Hurricane Season Is Aimed at Gulf Coast
A storm kicking up in the Caribbean Sea is threatening to bring heavy rainfall and flash floods to parts of Mexico, Cuba, Florida and the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast this weekend and possibly beyond.
Subtropical Storm Alberto – the first named storm of the 2018 hurricane season – was roiling parts of coastal Mexico and Cuba with rip currents and dangerous surf on Friday. Both countries issued tropical storm watches.
At 11 a.m. EDT, Alberto was located about 55 miles (90 kilometers) south of Cozumel, Mexico, with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph (65 kph). It was moving north-northeast at 6 mph (9 kph)….