Torrential rains caused severe flooding in the southern Yemeni city of Mukalla, where a young man was struck by electricity, a local official said.
The floods added to the suffering in the poorest part of the Arabian Peninsula, which has endured seven years of war.
A Yemeni official said heavy rains damaged shops, homes and knocked down electricity pylons.
“At least 10 cars were flooded and some houses were damaged, while a young man died from electric shock,” said the official, who declined to be named.
The cars were left overturned on water-filled, muddy roads.
Across Iran in the Gulf, six people were reported dead while the UAE, which borders Oman, was also put on alert.
Dozens of people die every year in Yemen from rapid flooding caused by heavy rains.
In May, the United Nations reported that about 3,700 families had been affected by torrential rains and floods that had caused devastation in Yemen since mid-April. Authorities said at least four people were killed.
About 80 percent of Yemen’s 30 million people depend on aid, in what the United Nations has called the worst humanitarian crisis in the world.
The fierce conflict in Yemen has claimed tens of thousands of lives and millions displaced since 2015, when a Saudi-led military coalition intervened in the country to strengthen the government. Iran-backed Huthi rebels had captured the capital Sanaa last year.
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