Chapala - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Chapala


Panic, deaths as Yemen's Socotra hit by new cyclone

Nov 08, 2015 - 11:04 PM

Heavy winds rain and flash floods swept through Socotra as the storm named Megh hit the island already badly battered by last week s cyclone Chapala

Rare cyclone batters war-torn Yemen

Nov 03, 2015 - 5:22 PM

The damage is enormous and we fear human losses

CYCLONE CHAPALA. On Nov. 2, 2015 at 09:40 UTC (4:40 a.m. EDT) the MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured this image of Tropical Cyclone Chapala making landfall in Yemen. Credits: NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team

Oman, Yemen warn coastal areas as severe cyclone approaches

Oct 31, 2015 - 10:08 PM

UN s World Meteorological Organization says that Chapala s wind speed is the equivalent of a category 4 hurricane

'Extremely severe' cyclone heading for Yemen, Oman

Oct 31, 2015 - 11:38 AM

The UN s weather agency says Chapala a super cyclonic storm could strike with hurricane force and dump torrential rain that may trigger landslides