Event: Tropical Storm Gombe is developing off the northern coast of Madagascar. The storm is expected to make landfall as a tropical cyclone or intense tropical storm in Mozambique’s Nampula Province late Thursday or early Friday, March 10-11, 2022. Mozambican authorities issued a “red alert” regarding extremely high winds, dangerous storm tides, heavy rainfall, and flooding in the provinces of Nampula and Zambezia.
Actions to Take:
- Reconsider travel to the provinces of Nampula and Zambezia until the storm has dissipated.
- Monitor the local news for updates.
- Seek secure shelter.
- Follow directions from local officials and take other appropriate actions as needed.
- Visit the Joint Typhoon Warning Center and Tropical Storm Risk for updated storm tracking information.
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