Articles tagged "mozambique"

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250 000 affected by Cyclone Kenneth, food security remains a major concern, Mozambique

Tropical Cyclone "Kenneth" made landfall in the province of Cabo Delgado, northern Mozambique on April 25, 2019 with maximum sustained winds of 220 km/h (140 mph), killing at least 41 people. This made it the equivalent of a Category 4 hurricane on the...

May 09, 2019

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41 dead and 169 000 affected as Tropical Cyclone "Kenneth" hits Mozambique

Tropical Cyclone "Kenneth" has continued to batter parts of Mozambique with heavy rain after the storm made landfall on April 25, 2019 with maximum sustained winds of 220 km/h (140 mph). This made it the equivalent of a Category 4 hurricane on the...

May 01, 2019

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More than 35 000 homes destroyed as TC Kenneth hits Mozambique

Another major natural disaster is affecting Mozambique just 6 weeks after devastating Tropical Cyclone "Idai" left more than 1 000 people dead. More than 35 000 homes in parts of Cabo Delgado, where Tropical Cyclone "Kenneth" made landfall on...

April 28, 2019

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TC Kenneth makes historic landfall in Mozambique, extremely heavy rain expected

Tropical Cyclone "Kenneth" made landfall in the province of Cabo Delgado, northern Mozambique on April 25, 2019 with maximum sustained winds of 220 km/h (140 mph). This made it the equivalent of a Category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind...

April 26, 2019

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Extremely dangerous Tropical Cyclone "Kenneth" about to make landfall in Mozambique

Tropical Cyclone "Kenneth" has rapidly intensified over the past 24 hours and is now a Category 4 hurricane equivalent on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Landfall is expected before the end of the UTC day, April 25 in northern Mozambique, near...

April 25, 2019

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Tropical Storm "Kenneth" intensifying on its way toward Mozambique

Tropical Storm "Kenneth" formed April 23, 2019 north of Madagascar as the 14th tropical storm of record high 2018/19 Southwest Indian Ocean cyclone season. The cyclone continues strengthening and its current forecast track takes it right toward Mozambique....

April 24, 2019

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Death toll in Mozambique could surpass 1 000, massive destruction reported

The President of Mozambique said Monday, March 18, 2019, that the number of people killed by Tropical Cyclone "Idai" could exceed 1 000. Idai made landfall at 23:30 UTC on March 14 close to the city of Beira (population 534 000) with wind speeds up to 170...

March 18, 2019

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Tropical Cyclone "Idai" makes landfall near Beira, widespread damage, power and communication loss, Mozambique

Tropical Cyclone "Idai" made landfall at 23:30 UTC on March 14, 2019, close to the city of Beira (population 534 000), Mozambique as Intense Tropical Cyclone with wind speeds up to 170 km/h (104 mph) and central pressure of 960 hPa. The cyclone dropped...

March 15, 2019

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TC Idai death toll rises to 63, severe flash floods hit KwaZulu-Natal

The death toll from the floods produced by extremely dangerous Tropical Cyclone "Idai" rose to 63 and the number of affected people to nearly 1 million on March 13, 2019. Heavy rain has also affected South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal, claiming lives of at...

March 13, 2019

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Red alert as extremely dangerous Tropical Cyclone "Idai" closes in on Mozambique

Mozambique is on high alert as extremely dangerous Tropical Cyclone "Idai" closes in on the country. Landfall is expected between Chinde and Chiloane Thursday night local time or early Friday morning, March 15, 2019. The storm has already affected more...

March 12, 2019

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7 killed, 4 242 displaced and 32 222 affected as Tropical Cyclone "Idai" forms in Mozambique Channel

Tropical Storm "Idai" formed in the Mozambique Channel on March 9, 2019 as the 10th named storm of the 2018/19 Southwest Indian Ocean cyclone season. The cyclone is expected to reach Category 4 hurricane equivalent and make landfall over Mozambique...

March 10, 2019

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Tropical Storm "Desmond" drops extremely heavy rain on Mozambique, leaves 9 dead in Madagascar

Tropical Storm "Desmond" formed January 20, 2019 in the Mozambique Channel, bringing heavy rain to parts of Madagascar as it headed toward Mozambique. It made landfall in the province of Zambezia, near the border with the Sofala province. While there were...

January 22, 2019

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Tropical Cyclone "Desmond" making landfall in Mozambique

Tropical Cyclone "Desmond" formed over the southern Mozambique Channel at 12:00 UTC on January 20, 2019. The storm is expected to continue its NNW track toward Zambezia Province and make landfall over the next couple of hours as a tropical storm. Heavy...

January 21, 2019

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Severe thunderstorm kills 9, injures 14 and leaves 500 homeless, Mozambique

A severe thunderstorm hit Mozambique's northernmost province of Niassa on January 9, 2019, killing 9 people. Rainy season in Mozambique runs from October to March. Friday Tabo, an official at the National Disaster Management Institute (INGC) in Niassa said 9...

January 10, 2019

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Very shallow M5.5 earthquake hits Zimbabwe - Mozambique border region, damage reported

A very shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M5.5 hit Zimbabwe - Mozambique border region at 05:37 UTC on December 22, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 7.6 km (4.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.5 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). This earthquake can...

December 22, 2018

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Rare M5.6 earthquake hits Mozambique - Malawi border, followed by M5.2

Two rare M5 earthquakes hit Mozambique - Malawi border region on March 8, 2018. The first, registered by the USGS as M5.6, hit at 08:49 UTC at a depth of 6.4 km (4 miles) and was followed by M5.2 at 09:52 UTC at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The M5.6 earthquake is...

March 08, 2018

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Floods in Mozambique leave 11 dead, up to 15 000 homes destroyed

Heavy rain affecting Mozambique since January 7, 2018 left a trail of destruction, at least 11 people dead and more than 75 000 affected. Up to 15 000 homes have been destroyed in the worst-hit province of Nampula. The first reports of trouble started coming in on...

January 25, 2018

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Dineo hits Mozambique, leaves a trail of destruction and 7 dead

Tropical Cyclone "Dineo" hit Inhambane Province of southern Mozambique on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, with heavy rain, strong winds and dangerous storm surge. At least 7 people have died and 130 000 were affected. It was the first cyclone to hit the...

February 16, 2017

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Tropical Cyclone "Dineo" about to hit Mozambique

Tropical Cyclone "Dineo" is still intensifying and is forecast to make landfall over the coast of southern Mozambique just after UTC midnight on February 16, 2017. Dineo is the fifth tropical cyclone of the 2016/17 Southern hemisphere tropical cyclone...

February 15, 2017

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Tropical Cyclone "Dineo" forms in Mozambique Channel

Tropical Cyclone "Dineo" formed near Bassas da India atol in the Mozambique Channel, Southern Indian Ocean on February 13, 2017. This the fifth tropical cyclone of the 2016/17 Southern hemisphere cyclone season. Dineo is expected to rapidly intensify over...

February 13, 2017

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Persistent droughts and heightened risk of floods in southern Africa

Continuous lack of rainfall since October 2015 caused a severe drought across the affected portions of southern Africa while persistent heavy precipitation in other areas continues to threaten with flooding, the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET)...

February 08, 2016

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Severe floods in southern Africa damaged crops, affected 930 000 including some 300 000 displaced

After a few months late start to southern Africa monsoon season, Mozambique, Malawi, and Madagascar have all received above-average rainfall since early January. Some areas received weekly accumulations well over 100 millimeters causing water levels to increase along th

February 03, 2015

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Death toll from flooding in Mozambique has risen to 71

The death toll from flooding in central and northern Mozambique has risen to 71 since January 12, 2015, National Institute of Disaster Management spokeswoman Rita Almeida said today.According to preliminary data released by the government, 52 700 people have been affect

January 19, 2015

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Malawi floods behave like a 'slow tsunami', death toll increases

According to Government of Malawi, an estimated 120 000 people (22 000 households) have been displaced due to heavy rainfall and floods by January 16, 2015. Although some areas already received a month’s worth of rain within 24 hours forecasts warn there is more t

January 17, 2015

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Weeks of very heavy rainfall devastate Malawi and Mozambique, Africa

Weeks of very heavy rainfall caused widespread flooding which displaced more than 100 000 people in African countries of Malawi and Mozambique and devastated their crops and infrastructure. The number of displaced is expected to increase as severe weather will continue

January 15, 2015

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Flooding in Angola and Namibia

Heavy rains continued falling throughout parts of southern Africa in mid- and late March 2011. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) described flood-affected districts extending from Angola and Mozambique southward to South

March 22, 2011