Luena — At least 2,330 people have been left homeless in eastern Moxico province after heavy torrential rains in the region which destroyed 466 houses.

Maputo — The storms that have lashed much of Mozambique, particularly the northern provinces, since the start of the current rainy season last October have caused 50 deaths to date, and have affect

The increasing strength, intensity and duration of tropical cyclones has climate scientists questioning whether a new classification needs to be created: a category-six storm.

Extra-tropical cyclones dominate autumn and winter weather over western Europe. The strongest cyclones, often termed windstorms, have a large socio-economic impact on landfall due to strong surface winds and coastal storm surges. Climate model integrations have predicted a future increase in the frequency of, and potential damage from, European windstorms and yet these integrations cannot properly represent localised jets, such as sting jets, that may signicantly enhance damage.

Recurrent cyclonic storms in the Bay of Bengal inflict massive losses on the coastal regions of Bangladesh and India. Information on occurrences and severities of cyclones is necessary for understanding household and community responses to cyclone risks.

A few days just after the Vice President, Dr.

Thousands of homes have been left without power as Storm Eleanor hit Britain with winds of up to 80mph.

Winter storm Carmen has cut power to about 65,000 households in western France and is moving south, power grid company Enedis said on Monday.

Flash floods claimed the lives of at least two people in KwaZulu-Natal and a severe hailstorm wreaked havoc in Johannesburg at the weekend.

At least 5, 201 households have been affected by disasters in 19 districts across the country since the onset of rains in October this year (2017).

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