Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for SAGAR-18
in Somalia, Ethiopia, Yemen

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Djibouti-ville : Des opérations d’évacuation d’eaux stagnantes se poursuivent

Wed, 23 May 2018 10:20:00 +0200lanation (fr)

Des opérations d’évacuation d’eaux stagnantes sont en cours dans les artères de circulation de la capitale. Ces opérations mobilisent des professionnels de la protection civile et des représentants des forces de l’ordre. Elles ont été entreprises sur instruction du président de la République, Ismaïl Omar Guelleh.

After cyclone Sagar devastates Somalia, a second one heads to Oman

Wed, 23 May 2018 09:38:00 +0200gulfnews (en)

In less than a week's time, two tropical cyclones will have battered the Middle East in highly unusual locations. Tropical cyclone Sagar slammed into northwestern Somalia over the weekend, after forming in the Gulf of Aden, killing at least 31 people in the region.

Tropical storm heads towards Arabian Peninsula

Wed, 23 May 2018 06:48:00 +0200thenational (en)

An image of the approaching storm from the UAE weather centre. Forecasters in the UAE and Oman are monitoring a tropical storm that's heading in the direction of the Arabian Peninsula. According to meteorologists, the storm could make landfall close to the southern Omani city of Salalah as early as....

Middle East sees rare tropical cyclones

Wed, 23 May 2018 02:44:00 +0200startribune (en)

Tropical cyclone Sagar slammed into northwestern Somalia over the weekend after forming in the Gulf of Aden, killing at least 31 people in the region. The storm made landfall farther west in the North Indian Ocean basin than any previous storm on record. Now, a second cyclone has spun up just to the east, due south of the Arabian Peninsula.

Somalie : 25 morts et 27 disparus après le passage d'un cyclone tropical dans le nord du pays

Wed, 23 May 2018 01:37:00 +0200french.china.org.cn (fr)

Au moins 25 personnes ont été tuées et 27 autres sont portées disparues après que le cyclone tropical Sagar a provoqué de violentes intempéries et des indondations dans la région du Somaliland, dans le nord de la Somalie, a-t-on appris mardi d'une source locale.

Somalia’s “strongest cyclone on record” has left dozens dead and thousands displaced

Tue, 22 May 2018 17:01:00 +0200qz (en)

A tropical cyclone has wrecked havoc across the Horn of Africa, leaving at least 15 people dead and tens of thousands displaced. Tropical cyclone Sagar , which means “the sea” in Hindi, formed in the Gulf of Aden between Yemen and northern Somalia late last week.

Somalia: Somalia: Tropical Storm Alert - Issued: 22 May 2018

Tue, 22 May 2018 12:27:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Tropical Storm expected to cause moderate rains and winds of medium strength along the coastline areas of Bari region in Puntland. A tropical storm has developed in the northern Indian Ocean and is expected to make a land fall in Oman in 3 to 4 days. The storm poses an immediate threat to the shipping lane that links Somalia and Gulf states.

Corne de l'Afrique: un cyclone fait au moins 18 morts

Tue, 22 May 2018 04:12:00 +0200le360 (fr)

#Autres pays Le360 Afrique - Afp : Au moins 18 personnes sont mortes dans des inondations et fortes rafales provoquées par un cyclone tropical qui a également fait plusieurs milliers de sans-abri dans deux pays de la Corne de l'Afrique, a indiqué une agence humanitaire.

UPDATE: 25 people killed Tropical storm in Somalia

Mon, 21 May 2018 19:26:00 +0200mareeg (en)

MOGADISHU, Somalia – At least 25 people have been killed and 12 others were also injured after heavy rains caused by Tropical Cyclone Sagar wreaked havoc in northern Somalia. The cyclone has destroyed homes and domestic animals in Awadal and other parts of northwest of Somalia, according to Somaliland’s spokesman, Mohamud Warsame.

Somaliland : plusieurs morts après le passage du cyclone Sagar

Mon, 21 May 2018 12:51:00 +0200fr-africanews (fr)

Le Somaliland endeuillé. Au moins 15 personnes ont trouvé la mort hier du fait de fortes pluies causées par le cyclone tropical Sagar . Et difficile de secourir des populations coincées jusqu’ici dans des zones théâtre d’un conflit litigieux entre le Somaliland et la région autonome du Puntland en Somalie.

Cyclone Sagar: At least 15 people killed in Somalia

Mon, 21 May 2018 12:26:00 +0200aljazeera-en (en)

At least 15 people died in northern Somalia after heavy rains caused by tropical cyclone Sagar caused havoc in the Horn of Africa over the weekend. "In the last 24 hours, heavy rains killed 15 people in the districts of Lughaya and Baki," Abdirahman Ahmed Ali, governor of the Awdal area, told reporters on Sunday.

Les pieds dans l’eau

Mon, 21 May 2018 11:15:00 +0200lanation (fr)

Routes et maisons inondées, voies bloquées, coupures d’électricité… La capitale a été frappée par une météo pluvieuse et orageuse, dans la nuit du samedi 19 mai à dimanche 20 Mai. La pluie du samedi 19 à dimanche 20 Mai 2018 a fait des dégâts comme celles des jours précédents. Début de semaine compliqué donc.

Un cyclone fait 15 morts au Somaliland, dans la Corne de l'Afrique

Mon, 21 May 2018 11:12:00 +0200challenges (fr)

BOSASO, Somalie (Reuters) - Au moins 15 personnes sont mortes au Somaliland en raison des pluies diluviennes déversées par le cyclone tropical Sagar , qui a touché la Corne de l'Afrique durant le week-end, ont annoncé les autorités. Le Somaliland, à la pointe nord de l'Afrique orientale et au bord du....

Heavy rains, landslides kill five in Sri Lanka, cyclone kills 15 in Somaliland

Mon, 21 May 2018 10:32:00 +0200cyprus-mail (en)

Heavy monsoon rains in Sri Lanka have killed five people, prompting authorities to warn against landslides and floods in low-lying areas after spill gates had to be opened across the Indian Ocean island. Lightning killed three people, a landslide a fourth, and the fifth death was the result of a....

Après les pluies diluviennes : Le temps d’une pleine mobilisation des secouristes

Mon, 21 May 2018 10:29:00 +0200lanation (fr)

Le Président de la République, Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, a survolé tôt dans la matinée d’hier la capitale à bord d’un hélicoptère afin de constater de visu l’ampleur des inondations et les zones les plus affectées. Le chef de l’Etat suit depuis avec beaucoup d’attention la situation de fortes pluies....

Cyclone SAGAR : De fortes intempéries

Mon, 21 May 2018 10:29:00 +0200lanation (fr)

Le cyclone SAGAR a globalement diminué d’intensité mais reste le siège de fortes instabilités météorologiques, selon l’Agence nationale de météorologie. Toutefois, l’ANM appelle les djiboutiens et les djiboutiennes à la plus grande vigilance compte tenu du caractère unique et sans précédent du phénomène climatique.

Cyclonic circulation forms over Arabian Sea, may intensify into low pressure area

Sun, 20 May 2018 21:01:00 +0200muscatdaily (en)

A cyclonic circulation has originated in the Arabian Sea which is likely to develop into a low pressure area over the next few days. If it develops into a cyclone, it will be called Mekunu. This new development is after Cyclone Sagar , which dissipated over Ethiopia and adjoining Somalia after making landfall on Sunday.

Post-Scriptum : Vigilance face à Sagar !

Sun, 20 May 2018 13:23:00 +0200lanation (fr)

Depuis l’après midi de vendredi dernier, tout Djibouti bruissait de l’arrivée imminente d’un cyclone nommé « Sagar ». Venant des côtes yéménites, il toucherait notre pays de plein fouet. L’info relayée par les services météo invitant la population à prendre ses dispositions s’est propagée comme une trainée de poudre.

Tropical Cyclone Sagar - May 2018

Sat, 19 May 2018 16:25:00 +0200humanitarianresponse (en)

A tropical cyclone formed in the Gulf of Aden between Yemen and northern Somalia on 16 May 2018. The cyclone system caused heavy rains along the coast of Puntland on 17 May. Flash flooding was reported in the Bari region, which were not limited to seasonal riverbeds. The road linking Bossaso and points south has reportedly been affected.

Somalia: Tropical Cyclone Sagar - May 2018

Sat, 19 May 2018 16:19:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

A tropical cyclone formed in the Gulf of Aden between Yemen and northern Somalia on 16 May 2018. The cyclone system caused heavy rains along the coast of Puntland on 17 May. Flash flooding was reported in the Bari region, which were not limited to seasonal riverbeds. The road linking Bossaso and points south has reportedly been affected.

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