Unprecedented 2nd cyclone hits Mozambique
The second powerful cyclone to rip into Mozambique in just six weeks stunned residents Friday in a region where such storms had not been recorded in the modern era. Three deaths were reported from Cyclone Kenneth and the U.N. warned of “massive flooding” ahead.
Kenneth had maximum sustained winds of 136 mph, equal to a Category 4 hurricane, before making landfall late Thursday in northern Mozambique, the Joint Typhoon Warning Center said. It was the first time in recorded history that the southern African nation has been hit by two cyclones in one season.