The official cyclone season in the south-west Indian Ocean runs from November 1st to May 15th, but the period when they are most likely runs from late December to mid-April. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings – RC1DFC19F260 REUTERS/Mike Hutchings – … Helicopter footage shows flooding and damage after Cyclone Idai in Beira, Mozambique, March 17, 2019, in this still image taken from a social media video on March 18, 2019. Floodwaters triggered by Cyclone Kenneth's heavy rains rage in parts of Mozambique, causing homes to collapse. Climate of the northern regions of Mozambique is similar to equatorial and southern portion of the country has tropical trade-wind type of weather conditions. This is the best time for most people to visit Mozambique. The coast is often hit in cyclone season. Cyclone Kenneth made landfall on Thursday with winds of 220km/h (140mph). Events & Festivals Turtles come ashore to nest (November to March): Five species of turtles nest along Mozambique's coast, coming ashore to lay eggs in the sand, and they have been protected in the country for decades. More worryingly, the storm's remnants in the next 10 days could dump twice as much rain as Cyclone Idai did on central Mozambique last month, World Food Program spokesman Herve Verhoosel said. It was the first time in recorded history that the southern African nation has been hit by two cyclones in one season, the UN said. Mozambique hit by unprecedented second cyclone in season
Shortly thereafter, Cyclone Kenneth hit parts of northern Mozambique, marking the first time in recorded history that two strong tropical cyclones hit the country in the same season. Mozambique is located in the area affected by tropical cyclones, which hit the east coast, after passing over Madagascar. The 1995–96 South-West Indian Ocean cyclone season was a moderately active season that included Cyclone Bonita, which was the first known tropical cyclone to cross from the southern Indian Ocean into the southern Atlantic Ocean. It was also unusual for the Mozambique Channel to experience two severe tropical cyclones that made landfall within one season. 'We are losing everything': Flooding in cyclone-hit Mozambique. So while people in Beira and elsewhere in Mozambique will remain anxious throughout the current cyclone season, having Gorongosa and its resources behind them will bring some comfort. The powerful cyclone has also displaced more than 128,000 people in Mozambique, which is located on the coast of southeast Africa and is the world’s 36th-largest country. Droughts and devastations tropical cyclones are frequent. A man wades through floodwaters as rain falls in the aftermath of Cyclone Kenneth in Pemba, Mozambique, April 28, 2019.

Just as people helped Gorongosa recover from Mozambique’s civil war, Gorongosa helped Mozambique recover as well—from the civil war as well as Cyclone Idai. All three landed devastating blows on Mozambique when Tropical Cyclone Idai came ashore on March 15, 2019, after taking a sharp turn in the Mozambique Channel a few days earlier. The first named storm was Tropical Storm Alifredy, which originated in the Mozambique Channel in late December and moved across Madagascar. The World Meteorological Organization said this year's cyclone season in the southwest Indian Ocean has been exceptionally intense, with 15 storms including nine intense cyclones… The devastating cyclone that hit south-eastern Africa may be the worst ever disaster to strike the southern hemisphere, according to the UN.. Cyclone Idai has swept through Mozambique…