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Storm Ana deaths rise to 88, 2nd storm brews in east Africa

Storm Ana deaths rise to 88, 2nd storm brews in east Africa

TROPICAL Storm Ana has killed at least 88 people across southern and eastern Africa, with recovery operations still ongoing as another storm threatened more severe weather. Storm Ana passed over Madagascar on January 22, adding to days of already intense rainfall. The country declared a state of disaster on Thursday night, reporting a rise in the death toll from Ana to 48, with people killed by landslides and collapsing buildings or washed away. Ana then made landfall in Mozambique on January 24, where 20 have been reported dead, before moving inland to Malawi, where it triggered massive power cuts. Malawi's…
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Death toll from tropical storm Ana in Mozambique, Malawi rises to 12

Death toll from tropical storm Ana in Mozambique, Malawi rises to 12

THE death toll from tropical storm Ana has risen to at least 12 in Mozambique and Malawi, authorities said, although officials and aid agencies are still assessing the full impact of the storm that swept through southern Africa on Monday. Mozambique's National Institute for Management and Disaster Risk Reduction said on Tuesday that eight people had died, 54 had been injured and 895 evacuated in the prior 24 hours. More than 20,000 people in Mozambique have been affected by the storm, with more than 3,000 homes partially destroyed and over 600 totally destroyed along with several health centres and dozens…
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Storm Ana kills at least three in Mozambique and Malawi

Storm Ana kills at least three in Mozambique and Malawi

TROPICAL storm Ana has killed at least three people in Mozambique and Malawi after making landfall bringing heavy rains and strong winds, authorities said, citing preliminary information. Mozambique's National Institute for Management and Disaster Risk Reduction said two people had been killed and 66 injured, while 546 homes had been partially destroyed and another 115 completely destroyed. Malawi's Department of Disaster Management Affairs said one person had died and 30 had sustained injuries, with displaced households seeking refuge from flooding in churches and schools. The storm triggered major power cuts in Malawi, with its electricity generation company EGENCO saying that…
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