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Strong rains on Socotra
Strong rains on Socotra

It rained heavily on Socotra. Many roads are blurred. Fortunately, no one was hurt.

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Socotra in November
Socotra in November

In November, a northeastern monsoon is installed on Socotra, which brings clouds and sometimes rains to the island. The winter season in Socotra is the best time for trekking and landscape photography.

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Cyclone Mekunu passed next to Socotra - consequences
Cyclone Mekunu passed next to Socotra - consequences

On May 24-25, another powerful tropical cyclone passed through Socotra. About 19 people died, many houses and roads were destroyed. The Emirates began a company to help the island of Socotra.

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Summer monsoon winds on Socotra
Summer monsoon winds on Socotra

Southwest monsoon wind becomes very strong on the northern coast of Socotra in the summer months. At same time there is rainy and cold weather in the mountain part of Socotra.

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The second cyclone Megh passed directly over Socotra island
The second cyclone Megh passed directly over Socotra island

Socotra was hit again by the storm. A lot of destroyed houses all over the island. There are several dead. Half of our restaurant was destroyed. The ship carrying humanitarian aid ran aground during a storm.

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Cyclone Chapala. Storms over Socotra - before and after
Cyclone Chapala. Storms over Socotra - before and after

Strong cyclone passed near Socotra. We had heavy rain, strong wind and big waves. Several photos taken before and after the storm.

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Rain on Socotra
Rain on Socotra

Today on Socotra passed heavy rains. There was no rain since November last year, causing the drought on the island.

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Heavy rains on Socotra
Heavy rains on Socotra

It has been pouring for almost a week on Socotra. Such rainy weather in May has not been for a long time.

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Weather & Seasonality of Socotra
Weather & Seasonality of Socotra

Though Socotra’s climate is rather equable, it is also characterized by seasonal variability, which is recommended to be taken into account when planning a trip to the island.

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