(Fox News) – Cyclone Kenneth roared into Mozambique, killing at least five people and sending hundreds to seek higher ground as officials feared flooding and mudslides in the days ahead. With 140 mph winds, Kenneth is the first hurricane strength cyclone to strike Mozambique in over 60 years and thousands more are feared to be affected by the aftermath of flooding. The BBC reported there are fears thousands

may be trapped in remote villages with no way to get out. One woman was killed by a falling tree in Pemba, and two were killed on lbo Island, where 90% percent of homes have been destroyed. Another was killed in the Macomia district and details on the fifth death are unavailable. Nearly 700,000 people have been impacted by the cyclone, and AP says many have been left exposed and hungry with water levels rising. READ MORE

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