This very active port saw Cyclone Idai pass through on Thursday 14 March. Little information is yet available on human casualties.
In this hurricane season around the Indian Ocean, on the night of Thursday 14 to Friday 15 March, Cyclone Idai hit the East African coast near the city of Beira, Mozambique. It then turned into a tropical storm, continuing its trajectory in neighbouring Malawi and Zimbabwe.
The toll of cyclone Mozambique “could exceed a thousand deaths,” Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi announced on Monday during a televised intervention.