The Atlantic hurricane season technically runs from June through November, but there’s “nothing magical” about those dates and named storms don’t always play along.
At least one named storm has jumped the gun and developed before June each of the past four hurricane seasons, some of which had impacts in the U.S. and elsewhere in the Atlantic Basin.
WARNING: cyclone Kenneth will reach category 3 by tomorrow (25th). It will affect Northern #Mozambique, Southern #Tanzania, #Malawi & North East #Zambia. Please take this warning SERIOUSLY. Move to higher ground, stock up & prepare for floods. Move away from rivers – William du Plooy @Williamz902 Apr 23
Cyclone Idai has left a trail of devastation through Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, affecting an estimated 2.6 million people. Houses, roads and bridges have been ripped apart and agricultural land is completely submerged. More than 480 people are confirmed dead and 400,000 have lost their homes.
The storm which brought floodwater and widespread destruction to Mozambique and Malawi has reached Zimbabwe – AIWA! NO! More than … More
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