NAIROBI, Kenya — Back in 2000 catastrophic flooding in Mozambique killed hundreds of people.
It was the worst flooding the coastal country had seen in 30 years and the first natural disaster of the new millennium.
Now as a seasonal tropical storm approaches authorities are warning people to flee the low-lying flood-prone areas of southern and central
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Already some streets in the capital Maputo have flooded and huge 20-foot waves have been reported off the coast.
State-run radio has reported that the southern town of Xai-Xai, which bore the brunt of the disaster in 2000, is underwater and electricityhas been cut-off.
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