There is also a good chance that it will reach tropical cyclone status within the next six to 12 hours. Read more », Southern Africa:   Warning Ahead of 'Dineo' - Stay Safe! ANA . Tropical cyclone Dineo, Mozambique Channel. Tropical Cyclone Dineo nears the shores of Mozambique, Wednesday, 15 February, 2017. The South African Weather Service warned citizens that Cyclone Dineo poses a threat and heavy rainfall and flooding are to be expected as it is headed inland toward Kruger National Park, the country’s premier safari destination. People and Places. January 14, 2018 - A tropical depression formed over Mozambique. The cyclone has already ruthlessly ravaged beautiful parts of Inhambane uprooting trees and blo and residents are being evacuated as the situation is expected to worsen overnight. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us. Cyclone Dineo made landfall on the southern Mozambique coast, north of Inhambane and is now progressing to South Africa's Limpopo and Mpumalanga Provinces where residents are bracing themselves for widespread flooding. Pretoria - South Africa is bracing itself for an approaching Tropical Cyclone Dineo which made landfall last night in Inhambane, southern Mozambique. Govt On High Alert Over Dineo, Government is ready to render assistance and respond to emergencies that may arise as a result of tropical depression Dineo, which is likely to hit the country tonight as it has… Read more », Mozambique:   By submitting above, you agree to our privacy policy. 1 Changes in Energy balance. 3 Tertiary Circulation. WATCH: Here’s what Tropical Storm Dineo looks like in 3D, Mugabe spokesman: ‘He’s resting not sleeping’, Ghana celebrates 60th Independence Day at Independence Square, Empire stars to invade Mzansi! Dineo is is predicted to become an intense tropical cyclone before making ladfall in Mozambique tomorow evening and SA likely to be impacted before the weekend. Energy Management in South Africa. Please try again later. Dineo reaches tropical cyclone intensity, heavy rain expected Cyclone Dineo still classified by the South African Weather Service (SAWS) as a severe tropical storm yesterday (Wednesday) morning, will most likely result in heavy rainfall over the northern Lowveld and adjacent escarpment regions of Limpopo tonight (Thursday) and tomorrow. U.S.$8 Million Dollars Needed to Repair Cyclone Damage, Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario is making a two day working visit to the southern province of Inhambane to assess the damage done by cyclone Dineo which hit… Read more », Mozambique:   Our prayers and thoughts are with all those affected by Cyclone Dineo. It's because i am a gift (Dineo) and i will forever shine like the star i am (Naledi) happy birthday man, yeah you 24 now? Dineo grew rapidly this week from being a normal tropical storm on Monday to being rated as “severe” on Tuesday. South African Cyclone Dineo Contingency plan “Arising from this alert, we have developed a contingency plan to mitigate and respond to this possible disastrous event. There was a problem processing your submission. Satellite-derived estimates indicated up to 200 mm (7.9 in) of rain fell in Inhambane. Leso said the department had asked the emergency and disaster teams of the police, the defence force, provincial and national disaster management teams, traffic management and the departments of social development and health to be on stand-by. South Africa: Cyclone Dineo - Government Must Have Plans in Place to Mitigate Impact On the Most Vulnerable. Photo: FB/Tiffy Myburgh‎ by Qama Qukula. Tropical Storm Domoina. CoGTA said Dineo will reach South Africa on Thursday and most likely affect Limpopo, Mpumalanga and the extreme northern parts of KwaZulu-Natal. Cyclone Dineo isn't the first storm to wreak havoc in South Africa or Mozambique. A contingency plan has been put in place to respond to situations of flooding and disaster that might arise. 4 Mid-latitude Cyclones. Over 6,500 Encroachers Evicted From Kigali City Wetlands. There is also a good chance that it will reach tropical cyclone status within the next six to 12 hours. The National weather services in three southern African countries namely Mozambique, South Africa and Zimbabwe have issued alerts of a tropical cyclone set to hit southern Mozambique late on Wednesday night (15 February 2017) or early morning on Thursday (16 February 2017). The South African Weather Service issued warning of the anticipated Tropical Cyclone named “Dineo”. Tropical cyclone Dineo pummeled Mozambique’s southern coastline near a resort town late Wednesday, killing seven people, as it moved west toward South Africa … 5 Tropical Cyclones. Tropical Cyclone Dineo South Africa is set to experience severe storms and heavy rains starting from Thursday, 16 February 2017 until the weekend - Sunday 19 February 2017. The South African Weather Services (SAWS) issued an alert about Dineo which formed in the Mozambique channel. ALERT: Cyclone Dineo set to strike South Africa tomorrow South Africa is bracing for the fury of Cyclone Dineo today as it shifts from battering Mozambique's coastline with howling gales and torrential downpours. Joint AU - ARC Press Release Launch of the First Parametric Tropical Cyclone Risk Insurance Product in Africa, Climate Risks to Health Set to Worsen Inequity, Harm Children, Natural Disasters Kill 23, Lightning Claims 20, Lala Foundation Donates Relief Materials to Flood Victims. Cyclone Dineo made landfall on the southern Mozambique coast, north of Inhambane and is now progressing to South Africa's Limpopo and Mpumalanga Provinces where residents are … EWN - South African news: access breaking news alerts, sport, business, entertainment, opinion, multimedia and cartoons. Terrence Howard joins Taraji P.Henson on SA tour, Selena Gomez: “I Don’t Give A F**K About That!”. Limpopo will activate a joint operations centre at midday today. “We have been meeting and planning to make sure we minimise the impact of this storm.”. In a message this morning the lodge owners said most of Mango Beach has been destroyed, […] Dineo was the first tropical cyclone to hit Mozambique since Cyclone Jokwe in 2008. 17 February 2017. Dineo may not reach tropical cyclone status but its effects are still likely to be disastrous. The head of disaster management in KwaZulu-Natal, Jonty Ndlazi, said: “In all municipalities, we have town and community halls. “People with chronic illnesses such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease or asthma must ensure that their medication is easily accessible, especially in the event of a quick evacuation,” she said. A diving school that caters for the blind largely reduced to rubble. Earlier today the fellow South African owners of another lodge in Mozambique reported the devastation after Cyclone Dineo wreaked havoc on their lodge, Mango Beach in Tofo, leaving the restaurant flattened, and their homes devastated. Asbestos sheets flung to the sand. The South African weather service expects tropical cyclone Dineo to remain strong on Thursday as it moves through southern Mozambique towards eastern South Africa, producing heavy rains in the region of 100 to 200mm in 24 hours. Read more ». Due to … We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Forecasters predict the cyclone will generate winds of 118km/h to 212km/h. Brian Jefferies, a South African based in Mozambique, shared a video of the severe aftermath of the storm from Inhambane. 16 February 2017 4:52 PM. Four Dead in Wake of Cyclone Dineo, Mozambican media are reporting that four people, including a child, have died as a result of tropical cyclone Dineo. “We are in a state of preparedness all the time. Dineo killed 271 people and caused over US$200 million in damage. Child 'Killed By Falling Tree', As Cyclone Dineo Hits, A child has been killed by a falling tree in the southern town of Massinga, as cyclone Dineo hit Mozambique, a report said on Thursday. The storm is then expected to bring flooding rains into the northeast of South Africa by the weekend. Get the latest in African news delivered straight to your inbox. Cyclone Dineo is expected to impact Mozambique within the next 24 hours, and is likely to intensify further and reach hurricane status by morning. Its power was frighteningly evident yesterday as it lashed the coast of Mozambique, giving a foretaste of what awaits South Africa today. Cyclone Dineo in Mozambique “Mozambique was completely destroyed by Cyclone Dineo in February 2017”. Multi-Year Droughts Heralding Greater South African Water Crisis? February 16, 2017. Photo by Linda Michelmore in Wakkerstroom, Mpumulanga: “Today we really felt the impact of the tropical storm that hit the NE coast yesterday. The first pictures are in of the cyclone hitting Mozambique Wednesday evening. Feb 14 2017 [NASA] By Rob McElwee. Well – turns out not really but it was this kind of commentary that drove the Infinite Africa team to go investigate. Three people have died and two are missing after heavy rain hit South Africa's North West causing severe flooding in the wake of Tropical Cyclone "Dineo. Cyclone Dineo isn't the first storm to wreak havoc in South Africa or Mozambique. Tropical storm Dineo 'has had no impact' in SA yet Areas which could be impacted by the storm are in Limpopo and Mpumalanga. #sabcnews pic.twitter.com/ZUXPqnQuZL — Mweli Masilela (@mwelimasilela) February 15, 2017 The storm left at least seven dead, thousands of homes destroyed. South Africa is bracing for the fury of Cyclone Dineo today as it shifts from battering Mozambique’s coastline with howling gales and torrential downpours. Storm 'Dineo' to Make Landfall in Mozambique Tonight, The South African Weather Service (SAWS) says severe tropical storm "Dineo" is quite likely to undergo a final surge of intensification, just before arriving over land in… Read more », Madagascar:   Cyclone Dineo made landfall on the southern Mozambique coast, north of Inhambane and is now progressing to South Africa's Limpopo and Mpumalanga Provinces where residents are … Pretoria - South Africa is bracing itself for an approaching Tropical Cyclone Dineo which made landfall last night in Inhambane, southern Mozambique.. Southern Mozambique was hit on Thursday by the tropical cyclone accompanied by strong winds exceeding 100 kilometres per hour as well as torrential rainfall and rough seas. Grade 12. Parts of South Africa and Zimbabwe await the fury of the storm. What Next? 6 Subtropical anticyclones and the resultant weather over South Africa. Feb 14 2017 [NASA] ... South Africa facing isolation amid fears over new COVID strain. ... February 15, 2017 - Cyclone Dineo struck central Mozambique, causing flooding that extended into Zimbabwe and Malawi. Some of the pictures from Mozambique, as cyclone #Dineo hits. Moreover, severe rainfall warning has also been issued in parts of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Limpopo and Mpumalanga. Read more », Southern Africa:   The South African government has called on communities to be on high alert and take precautions ahead of tropical cyclone "Dineo's" arrival in the country later today. Tropical cyclone Dineo – a CAT 1 storm – just off the coast of Mozambique on 15 February 2017. Brian Jefferies, a South African based in Mozambique, shared a video of the severe aftermath of the storm from Inhambane. Mozambique:   Climate and Weather. “We have placed all our disaster centres on high alert and we are concentrating more resources in support to the northern area of the province.”. Tropical Cyclone Eline and Its Unusual Penetration and Impacts over the Southern African Mainland C. J. C. REASON AND A. KEIBEL Oceanography Department, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa (Manuscript received 12 December 2002, in final form 29 March 2004) ABSTRACT February–March 2000 saw devastating floods in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and South Africa. The SA Weather Service has predicted that the first rain from the cyclone will fall on the Lowveld today and on the rest of the country tomorrow. The storm – upgraded to cyclone status late yesterday – is expected to hit Mpumalanga, Limpopo and KwaZulu-Natal today. The cyclone may strengthen to a Category 4 or even 5 level, which is the most severe, according to AccuWeather. We operate from Cape Town, Dakar, Abuja, Johannesburg, Nairobi and Washington DC. 15 February 2017 1:45 PM. All district municipalities were informed about the approaching cyclone. Prominent Pakistani rights activist found dead in Toronto. To complete the process, please follow the instructions in the email we just sent you. At about 3.30pm he reported a southeasterly wind gusting at 49knots. "Major roads in the South Africa's North West province have been temporarily closed due to flooding on Tuesday, February 21. “But we also encourage communities to assist by housing the affected should the cyclone strike.”. VIDEO: Cyclone Dineo Reaches Mozambique, Moving to South Africa. 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South Africa appears to have thankfully been spared the worst of the wrath of Cyclone Dineo, which wreaked havoc in Mozambique killing at least seven people and leaving 130,000 displaced. 16 Feb 2017. “We have activated all provincial emergency teams,” said Legadima Leso, spokesman for the Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, which co-ordinates disaster and emergency responses. February 15, 2017 - Cyclone Dineo struck central Mozambique, causing flooding that extended into Zimbabwe and Malawi. Read more », Southern Africa:   Dineo, which … Eyewitness News – INSIDE THE TRUTH January 14, 2018 - A tropical depression formed over Mozambique. The 2016–17 South-West Indian Ocean cyclone season was a below-average season, ... Dineo was the first tropical cyclone to hit Mozambique since Cyclone Jokwe in 2008. Tersia Gopi 1 minute read. Here are four other storms that have hit the region this century. Lady in yellow dress at Metro Awards revealed, Mantashe: ANC local government candidate lists completed. April 27, 2016 - The remnants of Cyclone Fantala produced flooding in Tanzania that killed eight people. 1. South Africa is bracing for the fury of Cyclone Dineo today as it shifts from battering Mozambique’s coastline with howling gales and torrential downpours. Major roads in the South Africa's North West province have been temporarily closed due to flooding on Tuesday, February 21. Tropical Cyclone Dineo Bears Down On Madagascar, Tropical Cyclone Dineo has formed in the Mozambique Channel, the fifth cyclone of the 2016/17 Southern Hemisphere cyclone season. Cape Town - The eyes of Southern Africa are on Tropical Cyclone #Dineo as the storm approaches Mozambique, due to make landfall on Wednesday, 15 February. The storm – upgraded to cyclone status late yesterday – is expected to hit Mpumalanga, Limpopo and KwaZulu-Natal today. Tropical cyclone Dineo, Mozambique Channel. Uganda: Kampala-Entebbe Expressway, World's Most Expensive Road? Lodge Owners Vow to Rebuild After Tropical Storm Dineo's Destruction, Thatched roofs ripped off exotic beachside shelters. SA rescue services on high alert after Dineo wreaks havoc in Mozambique . JOHANNESBURG - Dineo has continued to deepen overnight and is now packing wind speeds of 120km/h around its eye with wind gusts exceeding 160km/h. Government agencies and the emergency services are on alert. 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Here are four other storms that have hit the region this century. The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional … Dineo killed 271 people and caused over US$200 million in damage. Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Pretoria – The South African Weather Service (SAWS) says severe tropical storm “Dineo” is quite likely to undergo a final surge of intensification, just before arriving over land in Mozambique this evening. Forecasters warn the … Cyclone Dineo, the fifth cyclone of 2016/2017 is likely to lash the Mozambique coastline on Wednesday night before hitting South Africa. “The water has now breached our dive centre and restaurant … we’ll see what happens there. This includes having dedicated infrastructure for disaster response, equipment and supplies ready to be deployed at short notice,” said Imtiaz Sooliman, the organisation’s founder. Ex-cyclone Dineo to hit Limpopo, Mpumalanga overnight - SA Weather Service . JOHANNESBURG - Tropical cyclone Dineo has been downgraded to a tropical storm according to the South … Gift of the Givers is among the organisations on cyclone stand-by. Friday, February 17, 2017. National Disaster Management centre will activate the helicopter in case of need,” the department said. Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. South Africa 17.2.2017 10:10 am. The South African Weather Service issued warning of the anticipated Tropical Cyclone named “Dineo”. AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa - aggregating, producing and distributing 900 news and information items daily from over 130 African news organizations and our own reporters to an African and global public. Some other places had water breaches earlier,” Jefferies said. Parts of South Africa are facing severe rains and the risk of flooding over the next two days as tropical storm, Dineo, sweeps in from Mozambique. JOHANNESBURG - The South African Weather Service says it expects tropical cyclone Dineo to move into parts of KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga and Limpopo from Thursday evening.. (UPDATE Thursday 16 February, Cyclone Dineo Downgraded as heads to South Africa – click here.) Tropical Cyclone Dineo South Africa is set to experience severe storms and heavy rains starting from Thursday, 16 February 2017 until the weekend - Sunday 19 February 2017. Cyclone Dineo - Government Must Have Plans in Place to Mitigate Impact On the Most Vulnerable, With the cyclone Dineo expected to hit three provinces, Mpumalanga, Limpopo and KwaZulu-Natal, national government must ensure that a clear disaster management plan is in place to… Read more », Cyclone Dineo has reached Mozambique and has left destruction in its wake as it heads to South Africa where Limpopo and Mpumalanga Provinces are ... see more », Zimbabwe:   “It has been raining heavily since 3am and it has not stopped. Lol it's a lie, thank you God Lol it's a lie, thank you God Dineo is in Bedfordview, Gauteng, South Africa . In South Africa, rainfall peaked at 950 mm (37 in, causing 100 year floods along the Umfolozi River. The South African owners of popular Mango Beach Lodge on the normally beautiful palm-lined shores of Tofo, Mozambique, have written of the destruction and devastation that Cyclone Dineo has left behind, as the downgraded tropical storm heads to South Africa. “It’s very scary and we don’t know what’s going to happen or if our structures are still going to be there when the cyclone has passed,” said Renier Botha, manager of the Guinjane Lodge on Guinjata Bay, about 550km north of Maputo on the coast. Pretoria – The South African government has called on communities to be on high alert and take precautions ahead of tropical cyclone “Dineo’s” arrival in the country later today.. The SA Weather Service has identified Ehlanzeni district, in Mpumalanga, and Mopani and Vhembe, in Limpopo, as high-risk areas. Tropical Cyclone Dineo hit Mozambique on Wednesday. KwaZulu-Natal MEC for co-operative governance Nomusa Dube-Ncube said the province’s disaster management teams were warning people that if the storm were as bad as predicted they might have to take shelter in municipal halls or in the more substantial houses of their neighbours. Tropical Cyclone Dineo is currently 130km to … Cyclone Dineo will affect the North-Eastern parts of KwaZulu-Natal, Lowveld of Mpumalanga and Limpopo Provinces on Thursday with average winds of 60km/h and heavy rainfall that will lead to localized flooding on Thursday night until Saturday. First tropical cyclone to hit Mpumalanga, and Mopani and Vhembe, in Mpumalanga Limpopo. ] by Rob McElwee cyclone may strengthen to a Category 4 or even level... 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