Bossaso (SD) – Heavy rain and storms hit several areas of Puntland state, especially along the coast regions, according to local residents who spoke with the media.
The heavy rains fell in most parts of Puntland’s Karkar region, resulting in deaths, injuries and massive property damage.
Nine people, including Yemeni fishermen, were killed in the rains, while four other Hafun residents were injured, lots of houses destroyed by the storm.
Photographs of houses, mostly of stone, were seen, with the roofs blown off, the towers of telecommunications companies destroyed, and Hafun Telecommunications is completely cut off.
All of these areas have been evacuated and some have been submerged in rising sea levels following torrential rains that hit the coast.
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