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Cyclone cripples parts of Mozambique

On Friday, is the mozambican halvmiljonstaden Beira isolated after cyclone Idais ravages. The electricity is knocked out and the other transport links are badly affected, reports the BBC.

All domestic services were canceled already on Thursday in a preventive measure.

the roofs and other infrastructure and omkullvräkta trees in Beira.

on the other hand seems the human damage will be limited. It is reported five injured and one dead, a three-year child who was hit by flying debris, rubble.

Before the cyclone Idai was born on 9 march out in the mozambique channel between Madagascar and the african mainland was the tempest, a ”normal low pressure” that caused the extreme rainfall in northern Mozambique and neighbouring Malawi.

The rains caused landslides and floods and claimed around 100 lives.

Idai now moves further west towards Zimbabwe

weakened slightly before the storm reached land, it is the worst tropical cyclone that hit the country since the year 2000, when cyclone Eline killed 350 people.

Also cyklonerna Favio 2006 and Jokwe in 2008 was strong.

Tropical cyclones are not as common in the southern Indian ocean as in the Pacific ocean and the Atlantic ocean. But they formed and moves in over the coast of Mozambique affects in the rule area of Beira is the hardest.

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