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Strikes of lightening kills 4 in Mozambique

Four people died and three others were injured after being hit by lightning in Mozambique. The incident occurred in the town of Mogincual in Nampula province.

As Storm Filipo approaches, the country is preparing for severe weather conditions.

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Southern and central provinces like Gaza, Inhambane, Sofala, and Zambézia are on alert for heavy thunderstorms expected later today. Storm Filipo has reached the Mozambican coast and may develop into a severe tropical storm before moving back out to sea.

Increased rainfall has been observed, raising concerns about mudslides. Mozambique’s National Institute of Meteorology (Inam) has issued warnings for boats and vessels to take precautions.

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Mozambique often faces natural disasters during the rainy and cyclone season from October to April.

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