Mozambique Struggles After Heavy Rains

The government has declared a state of emergency in the wake of floods that have displaced many people and collapsed bridges in the country's main road network.



  • Mozambique:   Floods Cut Main Road in Two Places

    AIM, 14 January 2015

    Mozambique's main north-south highway (EN1) is now cut in two places in Zambezia province, where bridges have collapsed in the current flooding, thus making overland transport from… Read more »

Photo: MSF

Flooding in Mozambique (file photo).

  • Mozambique:   Storms Deprive Northern Mozambique of Power

    AIM, 14 January 2015

    Most of northern Mozambique is without electricity following storms in Zambezia province on Monday night, which knocked down ten pylons in Mocuba district, according to reports on… Read more »

  • Mozambique:   Red Alert in Centre and North

    AIM, 13 January 2015

    The Mozambican government on Monday decreed an “Institutional Red Alert”, the highest state of emergency readiness, for the central and northern provinces faced with… Read more »

  • Malawi:   Authorities Warn of More Floods in the Next Two Weeks

    Malawi24, 8 January 2015

    The Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services has warned of high rainfall amounts which will eventually trigger flash floods and flooding in potential flood prone… Read more »

  • Mozambique:   Bridge Over Metuchira River Submerged

    AIM, 6 January 2015

    The Metuchira river, in Nhamatanda district, in the central Mozambican province of Sofala, has flooded, submerging the bridge linking the two banks, according to the district… Read more »

  • Mozambique:   Sena Line Reopens to Traffic

    AIM, 12 January 2015

    The Sena railway line, which links the Moatize coal basin in the western Mozambican province of Tete to the port of Beira, reopened to traffic on Saturday after four days of… Read more »

  • Mozambique:   Storms Leave Trail of Destruction

    AIM, 17 December 2014

    Storms that hit parts of southern and central Mozambique over the weekend and on Monday night left a trail of destruction across Maputo city and province, and much of Sofala. Read more »

  • Mozambique:   At Least Five Deaths in Maputo Storm

    AIM, 18 December 2014

    At least five people died in the torrential rains that lashed Maputo on Monday night according to the municipal councillor for health and social welfare, Nurbai Calu. Read more »

  • Mozambique:   Traffic Along Sena Line Interrupted

    AIM, 9 January 2015

    Heavy rains in the western Mozambican province of Tete have interrupted traffic along the Sena railway line between the Moatize coal basin and the port of Beira. Read more »