In East Africa
Dec 23rd, 2012
Tropical storm Four is forecast to strike Somalia at about 06:00 GMT on 25 December.Data supplied by the US Navy and Air Force Joint Typhoon Warning Centersuggest that the point of landfall will be near6.9 N,49.7 E.Four is expected to bring 1-minute maximum sustained winds to the region of around 74 ...
Jan 20th, 2012
Maputo – At least five people have been killed and more than 5 000 families displaced in flooding in Mozambique’s southern region, government officials said on Friday. Tropical storm Dando, which brought heavy rain, destroyed thousands of homes and flooded hundreds more. Dozens of schools...
Jan 18th, 2012
Maputo – Nearly 500 people were flooded out of their homes in Mozambique’s capital after a tropical depression brought torrential rain and high winds, city officials said on Wednesday. The homeless in Mozambique were being sheltered in schools, churches and even on sports fields, city off...
Nov 8th, 2010
PORT-AU-PRINCE – Struggling to rebuild in the grips of a cholera epidemic, quake-hit Haiti suffered further misery at the weekend as Hurricane Tomas claimed at least 20 lives, officials said Monday. The storm, which had already killed 14 people as it ravaged towns on the Caribbean resort island...