Cyclone Kenneth

Cyclone Kenneth

Question: Which country recently faced the devastating cyclone Kenneth?
(a) Mozambique
(b) Ecuador
(c) El Salvador
(d) Tunisia
Answer: (a)
Related facts:

  • African country Mozambique got hit by massive flood after devastating cyclone Kenneth hit the country.
  • Cyclone Kenneth dumped more rain on the region. Rescuers moved in to help people trapped by rapidly rising floodwater in the northern Mozambique city of Pemba on 28th April, 2019. It is home to 2,00,000 people.
  • The storm slammed in to the province of Cabo Delgado on 25th April, 2019, killing five people, and has since then pounded an area prone to floods and landslides with rain; danger of rivers breaching its banks and leaving vast areas under water is a possibility.
  • Cyclone Kenneth, with winds of up to 280 km per hour, struck Mozambique just six weeks after Cyclone Idai, which flattened the port city of Beira and left entire villages under water and killing more than 1000 people.

Link:
http://ddnews.gov.in/international/mozambique-hit-floods-aftermath-cyclone-kenneth

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