Cyclone Kenneth: Met Department Issues Statement On Storm’s Expected Path

The Meteorological Services Department has issued a statement on Cyclone Kenneth which is expected to affect Madagascar, Mozambique, Malawi and Tanzania. The statements read:

Tropical Storm Kenneth off the main coast of Madagascar is expected to strengthen into a Tropical Cyclone, and if it maintains its present westerly trajectory, it is set to make landfall near the Tanzanian border with Mozambique on Thursday evening (just after 6 pm) 25 April with a circulatory speed of approximately 200 km/hr.

Areas that might be affected by heavy rains till Saturday 27 April are the southern parts of Tanzania, northern provinces of Mozambique and Malawi.

No rain is projected for Zimbabwe during this period till Saturday 27 April; mostly sunny and warm conditions are anticipated as we enter the weekend.

The Department will continue monitoring the conditions and update the nation accordingly.

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