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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.

Flights affected as cyclone approaches Omani coast

Flights affected as cyclone approaches Omani coast

Qatar Airways on Thursday said its flights to and from Salalah, Oman, and Nairobi, Kenya, are subject to delay or cancellation due to the weather warnings issued in view of Tropical Cyclone Mekunu.

At least 18 dead after cyclone hits Horn of Africa

At least 18 dead after cyclone hits Horn of Africa

Flooding and strong winds caused by a tropical cyclone left at least 18 people dead and thousands homeless across two countries in the Horn of Africa, an aid agency said on Monday.

Fiji PM links climate change to fatal cyclone

Fiji PM links climate change to fatal cyclone

Cyclone Josie caused severe flooding when it passed Fiji's main island Viti Levu, with Bainimarama confirming on Tuesday that the death toll from the storm had risen to five.