Tropical storm could hit Mozambique, Tanzania, Madagascar, Comoros this week

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A large amount of small hail is also expected to hit the city.

"If this depression becomes the next organized tropical cyclone in the South-West Indian Ocean, it would be given the name Kenneth", said AccuWeather.

"It's going to make landfall tomorrow afternoon at Cabo Delgado, on the northeastern coast of Mozambique, and it is going to be a cyclone with wind speeds which could be 140 km per hour (87 miles per hour)", said Jan Vermeulen, from the South African Weather Service.

Areas that might be affected by heavy rains till Saturday 27 April are the southern parts of Tanzania, northern provinces of Mozambique and Malawi.

Mozambique is still reeling from Cyclone Idai which killed hundreds of people and left thousands homeless.

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According to weather monitoring services, Tropical Storm Kenneth may bring "life-threatening weather" with wind speeds of up to 105 miles per hour to northern Mozambique, the Comoros Islands and Tanzania over the coming days. The International Federation of the Red Cross said its volunteers in northern Mozambique were alerting communities in areas where concerns of flooding, erosion and landslides were high.

The INGC, together with the National Institute of Meteorology (INAM), the ministries of Health and Agriculture and Food Security and cooperation partners, met in Mozambique's capital, Maputo on Tuesday to discuss the meteorological and hydrological situation of the country over the last seven days.

Authorities in Mtwara told dpa that all schools have been ordered to stay closed on Thursday, and that public servants were asked to stay home and prepare for cyclone-related developments.

More than 700,000 people - mainly in Cabo Delgado - are living in the cyclone's path, OCHA said. In March, powerful Cyclone Idai made two landfalls in Mozambique and was responsible for more than 1,000 deaths.

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