The Indian Ocean has made its mark on the global news cycle this year with tropical cyclone Idai that killed over 1,000 people followed by tropical cyclone Kenneth.
Cyclone Kenneth crashed into the northern province of the southern African nation on Thursday just as it was recovering from Cyclone Idai that hit further south last month.
Another tropical cyclone is expected to make landfall on Mozambique’s coast on Thursday, just over a month after a more powerful storm struck the Mozambican port city of Beira further south and killed hundreds of people.
Hundreds of thousands of people are still in need of aid after Cyclone Idai battered Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi in March.
Torrential rain has devastated parts of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, killing more than 150 people and leaving scores more without homes, power and access to aid. The Gift of the Givers foundation is working hard to get humanitarian aid to affected areas. CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi spoke to Ahmed Bham, Team Leader at Gift of the Givers.
Cyclone Enawo, a massive tropical storm packing winds up to 300 km per hour (185 mph), killed at least five people when it slammed into the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar, officials...
Mozambique is currently in the throes of a debt and financial crisis.
A tropical storm heading for the coast of southern Mozambique is expected to develop into a cycle, says S.A Weather Service.