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UPDATE: Where is Dineo now?

Photo: Russell Edmunds/Storm Report SA

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18

ACCORDING  to a report on the NewsdzeZimbabwe website, Ex Dineo has now landed in Zimbabwe.

The website reports that there has been heavy rain in Mutare, Chiredze and Beit Bridge.

NewsdzeZimbabwe quotes Meteriological Services forecaster Tich Zinyemba as saying ‘heavy rainfall is expected to continue until Monday in several areas’.

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TROPICAL storm Dineo left a path of destruction after her landfall in Mozambique yesterday.

Dineo has killed seven people in Mozambique since her arrival on the eastern coast earlier this week, confirmed the government’s disaster centre.

An estimated 20, 000 homes have also been destroyed as a result of severe winds and heavy rain.

It has been estimated by the government that more than 130, 000 people have been affected by the storm.

On the local front, the South African Weather Service has confirmed that KZN is no longer at risk of being affected by the tropical storm which has weakened and moved into Zimbabwe.

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Meanwhile, numerous videos and images have emerged on social media platforms highlighting the severe weather conditions faced by the people of Mozambique.

According to one Facebook post, the following video was taken by Mozambique Disaster Management official Rita Almeida.

Cyclone #Dineo video from Mozambique Disaster Management official Rita Almeida. They are expecting situation to be worse tomorrow #sabcnews

Posted by Mweli Deejay Masilela on Wednesday, 15 February 2017

 

 

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Images showing the force of Dineo were just as striking.

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