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Cyclone Kenneth: Thousands of residents were evacuated in Mozambique before a big storm

Kenneth quickly strengthened Wednesday and continued to intensify on Thursday morning. Landfall was expected about 1 ,000 kilometers north of where Idai struck. "Residents along the border between Mozambique and Tanzania should prepare for storm radiation along the coasts, heavy rain and hurricane strength," warned NASA.In Tanzania, Kenneth is expected to hit the coastal areas of Dar es Salaam, the port city of Tanga and Pemba Island, according to the Tanzania Meteorological Agency. Strong winds and rain can affect the Lake Victoria basin, its mountainous areas and the coast, forecasters said.The local authorities in Tanzania on Thursday urged the residents to stay indoors in these areas for their safety.While the zone struck by Idai will be saved, Kenneth will still hit Mozambique one month after the storm killed more than 700 people and displaced tens of thousands. Kenneth should be less devastating than Idai Kenneth's influence is not expected to be as devastating as that of Idai, who delivered heavy rain during days before and after landing on March 15 with winds near 175 km / h. Idais Sustainable precipitation combined with strong winds and storm waves set the stage for catastrophic flooding which was immersed in cities and villages as the storm drifted towards Zimbabwe and Malawi. Northern Mozambique is not as populated as Beira, the population hub as fought by Idai. Several rivers come together and flow into the Mozambique Canal, a factor that made the region more susceptible to flooding. The northern region of the nation has…

Kenneth quickly strengthened Wednesday and continued to intensify on Thursday morning. Landfall was expected about 1

,000 kilometers north of where Idai struck.

“Residents along the border between Mozambique and Tanzania should prepare for storm radiation along the coasts, heavy rain and hurricane strength,” warned NASA.

In Tanzania, Kenneth is expected to hit the coastal areas of Dar es Salaam, the port city of Tanga and Pemba Island, according to the Tanzania Meteorological Agency. Strong winds and rain can affect the Lake Victoria basin, its mountainous areas and the coast, forecasters said.

The local authorities in Tanzania on Thursday urged the residents to stay indoors in these areas for their safety.

While the zone struck by Idai will be saved, Kenneth will still hit Mozambique one month after the storm killed more than 700 people and displaced tens of thousands. Kenneth should be less devastating than Idai

Kenneth’s influence is not expected to be as devastating as that of Idai, who delivered heavy rain during days before and after landing on March 15 with winds near 175 km / h.

Idais Sustainable precipitation combined with strong winds and storm waves set the stage for catastrophic flooding which was immersed in cities and villages as the storm drifted towards Zimbabwe and Malawi.

Northern Mozambique is not as populated as Beira, the population hub as fought by Idai. Several rivers come together and flow into the Mozambique Canal, a factor that made the region more susceptible to flooding.

The northern region of the nation has not seen heavy rainfall in recent days, which will hopefully alleviate the effects of floods compared to Idai.

Tropical cyclone Leon-Eline had been the strongest cyclone ever to beat Mozambique. It tore through the region 2000, with winds over 210 km / h and resulted in about 800 deaths.

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