Tropical storm toll reaches 24 deaths in Madagascar

Tropical storm toll reaches 24 deaths in Madagascar

The storm-related death toll has now reached 24 in Madagascar, where forecasters say Tropical Storm Cheneso poses a continued threat with heavy rainfalls, storm-related landslides and high seas as it lingers along an offshore track over the Mozambique Channel. The National Bureau of Risk and Disaster Management (BNGRC) in Madagascar…

Laureen Fagan

Laureen is the editor of Africa Times

Intensifying Storm Cheneso isn’t leaving Madagascar

Intensifying Storm Cheneso isn’t leaving Madagascar

Forecasters now say an intensifying Tropical Storm Cheneso poses a continued threat to Madagascar after re-emerging over the Mozambique Channel, with the country’s National Bureau of Risk and Disaster Management (BNGRC) warning of heavy rainfalls, storm-related landslides and high seas as it lingers along an offshore track. The National Bureau…

Laureen is the editor of Africa Times

Storm Cheneso claims 3 in Madagascar

Storm Cheneso claims 3 in Madagascar

The damage may not be over with Tropical Storm Cheneso, which crossed Madagascar over the weekend after making landfall on Thursday. The storm is now re-emerging over the Mozambique Channel but is moving slowly, adding to the threat of flash flooding, heavy seas and storm-related landslides. The National Bureau of…

Laureen is the editor of Africa Times

Tropical Cyclone Ava makes landfall on Madagascar

Tropical Cyclone Ava continued to track west-southwest across Madagascar’s eastern coast, where meteorologists reported a landfall near Toamasina on Friday. Meteo Madagascar placed a red alert for the storm in parts of the country, asking local authorities and citizens to make preparations. That warning extends for the communities along the central eastern…