Cyclone Freddy

This handout photograph taken and distributed by UNICEF on March 12, 2023 shows a woman walking along a street damaged by the impact of Cyclone Freddy in the city of Quelimane. - Tropical cyclone Freddy, which made landfall in Mozambique overnight from March 11, 2023 to March 12, 2023 for the second time in two weeks, killed at least one person on its return and displaced dozens, according to an initial report from local authorities on March 12, 2023. Freddy had already killed 10 people in the southern African country during his first visit at the end of February and 17 in total in Madagascar where he also struck twice, describing a looping trajectory rarely known to meteorologists. (Photo by Alfredo ZUNIGA / UNICEF / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO /UNICEF/ALFREDO ZUNIGA " - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO /UNICEF/Alfredo Zuniga " - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS /

Cyclone Freddy returns killing 70 in Malawi, Mozambique

Cyclone Freddy, packing powerful winds and torrential rain, killed at least 70 people in Malawi and Mozambique on its return to southern Africa's mainland, authorities said Monday.
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High waves crash along the shore as Cyclone Freddy nears the island at the village of Sainte-Anne, on the French overseas island of La Reunion on February 20, 2023. (Photo by Richard BOUHET / AFP)

Cyclone Freddy hits Madagascar, four killed

A powerful cyclone tracked across Madagascar on Wednesday, killing four people, as it headed towards Mozambique, disaster management authorities said.
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Forecasters monitor Cyclone Freddy at the France weather station, Meteo France, in Saint Denis de la Reunion, on the French overseas island of La Reunion on February 20, 2023. (Photo by Richard BOUHET / AFP)

Madagascar braces for Cyclone Freddy

Tropical Cyclone Freddy was poised to strike eastern Madagascar on Tuesday, slightly weakening after brushing Mauritius with powerful winds and heavy rain, monitors said.
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