Mozambique and Malawi began to count this Monday the cost of tropical cyclone Freddie, which killed more than 60 people, injured dozens and left a trail of destruction when it hit South Africa for the second time in a month over the weekend. week.
According to the World Meteorological Organization, Freddie is one of the strongest hurricanes on record in the Southern Hemisphere and may be the longest-lived tropical cyclone.
The cyclone hit central Mozambique on Sunday, ripping roofs off buildings and causing widespread flooding around the port city of Kilimani, before moving into Malawi overnight, bringing torrential rain and heavy thunderstorms.
The extent of human and material losses in Mozambique is still unknown. Due to power outages and phone calls in some parts of the affected area.
Source: Al Ittihad
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