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Storm warning issued for southern Mozambique

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Authorities in Mozambique have issued a storm warning for the southern coastal province of Gaza.

The Nationwide Climate Institute has urged residents to take precautionary measures to bolster their homes and to not enterprise exterior.

In accordance with the Institute, gusts of wind might attain as much as 60 km per hour with heavy rains predicted.

Mozambique, thought-about one of many African international locations most severely affected by local weather change, is in the midst of its wet and cyclonic season, which happens between the months of October and April, with winds coming from the Indian Ocean and floods originating within the hydrographic basins of southern Africa.

Within the 2020/2021 wet season, the nation was stricken by excessive climate occasions, most notably Storm Chalane and Cyclones Eloise and Guambe, along with different weeks of intense rain and flooding.

Final November, the National Institute for Disaster Risk Management and Reduction (INGD) stated it expects at the least 2.2 million folks to be affected in the course of the present wet season.