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Mozambique: More than 1 lakh at risk after second cyclone in 6 weeks

Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique within weeks, continued to pound the northeastern city of Pemba and surrounding areas causing massive flooding and destruction. One death has been confirmed so far and 160,000 people are at risk, with more torrential rain forecast for the days ahead.

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Serious flooding began on Sunday in parts of northern Mozambique that were hit by Cyclone Kenneth three days ago for the second time, with waters waist-high in areas, after the government urged many people to immediately seek higher ground. Hundreds of thousands of people were at risk. In Picture: A woman crosses a flooded street in the aftermath of Cyclone Kenneth in Pemba, Mozambique. (Photo: Reuters)

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A man stands outside a flooded house as rain falls in the aftermath of Cyclone Kenneth in Pemba, Mozambique. (Photo: Reuters)

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A man helps a woman through a flooded neighbourhood in the aftermath of Cyclone Kenneth, in Pemba, Mozambique, April 28, 2019. (Photo: Reuters)

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Community members stand near a house where a woman died when her home collapsed due to flooding in Pemba, Mozambique. (Photo: AP)

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A child drinks water from a gutter during floods due to heavy rains in Pemba, Mozambique. (Photo: AP)

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People walk through a flooded path leading to a shop during floods due to heavy rain in Pemba, Mozambique, Sunday. (Photo: AP)

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An elderly woman creates a drainage system near her shop to clear away floodwaters due to heavy rains in Pemba, Mozambique. (Photo: AP)