ARTICLES RELATING TO CYCLONES

WATCH: Mozambique's 2nd cyclone floods northeastern centres

2019-04-29 11:20

Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique within weeks, have continued to pound the northeastern city of Pemba and surrounding areas causing massive flooding and destruction.

Cyclone Idai aftermath: Gift of Givers intensifies rescue operations

2019-03-20 11:12

Disaster relief organisation Gift of the Givers says rescue operations in Malawi are going well.

Thousands flee cyclone on India's east coast

2018-12-18 13:13

A powerful cyclone left one person dead and forced thousands to flee their homes on India's east coast, officials said.

Powerful cyclone lashes Oman, Yemen; 5 dead, 30 missing

2018-05-26 14:12

Cyclone Mekunu has battered arid Oman and Yemen, causing five deaths and leaving more than 30 missing on the island of Socotra.

Torrential rain, floods hamper Australia cyclone relief

2017-03-30 09:11

Torrential rain hampered relief efforts after a powerful cyclone wreaked havoc in northeast Australia, with floods sparking emergency rescues as fed-up tourists began evacuating from resort islands.

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WATCH: Downgraded Dineo leaves path of destruction in Mozambique

Cyclone Dineo, now downgraded to a tropical depression, left a trail of destruction in Mozambique as its effects will continue to be felt in north-eastern parts of South Africa on Thursday. Watch.

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Fiji hunkers down as formidable cyclone nears main islands

2016-02-20 14:27

The Pacific island nation of Fiji is hunkering down as a formidable cyclone with winds of 300 kph bears down.

Cyclone heading towards Yemen picks up speed

2015-10-31 14:01

The UN weather agency says the rapidly intensifying Cyclone Chapala heading towards Yemen could cause flooding and mudslides.

Vanuatu rebuilds after Cyclone Pam

2015-03-23 14:38

The roof from what was once the home of principal Melizabeth Uhi and her staff is now folded over branches high in the trees that border her school. She's now living with two other staff members in the only classroom that's still habitable.

Villagers hungry as cyclone destroys Vanuatu crops

2015-03-20 13:21

Since Cyclone Pam destroyed all her family's crops, Eunice Narua has had one source of food for her meals - banana. And in storm-hit Vanuatu there are fears that even homegrown fare will run out within days.

 

Mozambique, Zimbabwe cyclone deaths exceed 300 as UN boosts aid

2019-03-20 13:05

The death toll from a cyclone that smashed into Mozambique and Zimbabwe rose to more than 300 as rescuers raced against the clock to help survivors and the UN led the charge to provide aid.

Relief reaches Zimbabwe's cyclone survivors as death toll rises

2019-03-19 10:37

Rescue efforts in eastern Zimbabwe have picked up pace in distressed areas from Cyclone Idai's trail of destruction, with nearly 100 people dead and hundreds missing.

Severe tropical cyclone bears down on north Australia coast

2018-12-14 10:43

Australians in the north east of the country are bracing for a severe tropical cyclone, with authorities warning of flash flooding and destructive winds.

Flooding overwhelms Australian towns after cyclone

2017-03-31 10:30

Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated from towns in two Australian states as authorities warned there could be deaths from severe flooding caused by a powerful tropical cyclone.

Cyclone-ravaged Australia like 'a war zone'

2017-03-29 06:41

Towns were cut off and without power in northern Australia after being pummelled by a powerful cyclone that washed battered yachts ashore and ripped roofs off houses in scenes compared to "a war zone".

23 dead, 500 000 flee as Cyclone Roanu hits Bangladesh

2016-05-21 20:48

Cyclone Roanu battered the coast of southern Bangladesh, forcing half a million people to flee their homes and leaving 23 people dead in floods and rain-triggered landslides.

BHP, Rio evade worst as cyclone misses major ore port

2016-01-31 17:27

BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto and other iron-ore producers in Australia have evaded the worst of Cyclone Stan after it missed major export hubs and weakened as it moved inland.

Agency warns of rare cyclone heading towards Yemen

2015-10-30 17:34

The UN's world meteorological organisation says a rare and rapidly intensifying cyclone is poised to hit Yemen in the coming days.

Vanuatu cyclone death toll revised to 11

2015-03-23 09:57

The death toll from Vanuatu's devastating cyclone has been revised down to 11, according to the UN, which also said contributions to the South Pacific nation's recovery have topped $10m.

Australia boosts Vanuatu cyclone relief effort

2015-03-20 11:03

Australia has sent a heavy lift naval ship to assist in cyclone-ravaged Vanuatu archipelago in the South Pacific where at least 13 have died and thousands have lost their homes.

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