Four people have been killed in flash floods following heavy rains in the historic Yemeni city of Tarim, state media said on Monday.
A picture taken on Monday, the aftermath of flash floods in Tarim. AFP
The city, located in the central province of Hadramawt, is best known for its mud-brick structures and more than 360 mosques including Al Mehdar, which has the tallest minaret in the country.
The state-run Saba news agency reported four dead and an unspecified number of injured as a result of heavy rains on Sunday, and said three residences had collapsed.
A collapsed building is seen following flash flood in Tarim. AFP
AFP footage showed streets of the city flooded and mud-brick buildings damaged, with vehicles and motorcycles buried under debris and mud.
Residents said the victims' bodies were transported to hospital.
A collapsed building is seen following flash floods in Tarim. AFP
"I pulled my children out of the building, and rescue teams came and transported us to a school to take shelter," Saeed Al Mas, whose house was destroyed, said.
Dozens of people are killed every year across Yemen in flash floods.