Cyclone Fredy – 2nd Landfall

Cyclone Freddy is expected to hit the Mozambique channel this weekend on the 10th and 11th of March, with severe weather effects in the provinces of Sofala, Zambezia and Nampula.

Beira Port is closed until further notice.

With its first landfall, Cyclone Freddy, according to the National Institute for Disaster Management (INGD), affected close to 166 600 people in Mozambique.

Around 800 people were reportedly rescued, and authorities stated that nearly 9 900 displaced people sought refuge at 40 lodgings in Inhambane, Gaza, Sofala, and Maputo.