The death toll of the Strom Freddy after it hit Mozambique and Malawi in Southern Africa has increased more than 100 as scores of people injured
Storm Freddy has left a trail of destruction in Malawi and Mozambique as more than 100 people have been reported dead on Monday, March 13.
According to Reuters, this is the second time the storm has caused death and destruction within a few weeks.
As per the World Meteorological Organization, ” Storm Freddy is one of the strongest storms ever recorded in the southern hemisphere and could be the longest-lasting tropical cyclone”.
Widespread flooding was also reported in parts of Malawi, where the winds ripped off roofs from buildings.
Electricity supply as well as phone connections have been cut off in parts of Mozambique, due to which there is still not much clarity about the ground situation.
Meanwhile, Malawi has reported that 99 people have died in their region as per the commissioner of the Department of Disaster Management Affairs, Charles Kalemba.
About 136 people have been reported dead in the region ever since Storm Freddy first made landfall.
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