Cyclone Kenneth's trail of destruction

A second cyclone in just over a month to pound Mozambique has also affected 160,000 people, with many more at risk.
A photograph taken last Saturday by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (Ocha) showing the damage in northern Mozambique's Macomia district left behind by Cyclone Kenneth. Heavy rain from the powerful cyclone lashed
PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

A photograph taken last Saturday by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (Ocha) showing the damage in northern Mozambique's Macomia district left behind by Cyclone Kenneth. Heavy rain from the powerful cyclone lashed the country's north last Saturday, just weeks after Mozambique suffered one of its worst storms in history. Rescuers yesterday moved in to help those trapped by rapidly rising flood waters. Cyclone Kenneth, a Category 3 storm, made landfall last Thursday, killing five people.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 29, 2019, with the headline 'Cyclone Kenneth's trail of destruction'. Print Edition | Subscribe