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India evacuates hundreds of thousands as cyclone Vayu builds fury

India evacuates hundreds of thousands as cyclone Vayu builds fury

India evacuated hundreds of thousands of people to shelters along the coast in its western state of Gujarat as a cyclone gathering intensity over the Arabian Sea was expected to hit land on Thursday.

Protests reported as millions without power, one week after India cyclone

Protests reported as millions without power, one week after India cyclone

Millions of people are living without power or shelter in eastern India, a week after a devastating cyclone hit the region, officials said Saturday, as reports emerged of angry survivors protesting over the slow pace of relief.

India's Odisha struggles with aid, services a week after cyclone

India's Odisha struggles with aid, services a week after cyclone

Hundreds of thousands of people were still without power and others were struggling to access food, water and medicines a week after a powerful cyclone hit India's eastern state of Odisha ...

Mass evacuations as monster cyclone heads for India

Mass evacuations as monster cyclone heads for India

Nearly 800,000 people in eastern India have been evacuated ahead of a major cyclone packing winds gusting up to 200 kilometres (125 miles) per hour and torrential rains, officials said Thursday.

Heavy rains threaten floods in cyclone-hit Mozambique

Heavy rains threaten floods in cyclone-hit Mozambique

Heavy rains pounded northern Mozambique on Saturday, fuelling fears of flooding two days after a cyclone hit the coast, flattened buildings and knocked out communications.

QFFD provides aid to Mozambique cyclone victims

QFFD provides aid to Mozambique cyclone victims

Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) announced the provision of an urgent humanitarian assistance to 100,000 cyclone victims in Mozambique ...

Cyclone death toll climbs in Mozambique as Zimbabwe fears dam burst

Cyclone death toll climbs in Mozambique as Zimbabwe fears dam burst

The death toll has risen in Mozambique, the country hardest hit by cyclone Idai, a government minister said Sunday.

Fighting against the clock, aid workers rescue more victims of African cyclone

Fighting against the clock, aid workers rescue more victims of African cyclone

Rescue workers plucked more survivors from trees and roofs to safety on Thursday, a week after a cyclone ripped through southern Africa and triggered devastating floods ...

More than 1,000 feared dead in Mozambique storm

More than 1,000 feared dead in Mozambique storm

More than a thousand people are feared to have died in a cyclone that smashed into Mozambique last week, while scores were killed and more than 200 are missing in neighbouring Zimbabwe.

At least 24 dead, dozens missing in Zimbabwe after cyclone

At least 24 dead, dozens missing in Zimbabwe after cyclone

At least 24 people have been killed and dozens are missing in parts of eastern Zimbabwe hit by the peripheral effects of tropical cyclone Idai which lashed neighbouring Mozambique, government said Saturday.

India braces for cyclone, puts navy on alert

India braces for cyclone, puts navy on alert

Tens of thousands of rescue personnel were on standby and many more people were evacuated in southern India on Thursday as authorities braced for the arrival of Cyclone Gaja.

Mass evacuation in India as cyclone kills eight

Mass evacuation in India as cyclone kills eight

Eight people died as a severe cyclone damaged houses and toppled trees in coastal areas of India's eastern Andhra Pradesh and Orissa states on Thursday.