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Seventy people have been confirmed dead as a results of tropical storm Ana which hit several Southern African countries, latest figures from authorities in Mozambique, Malawi and Madagascar on Thursday (27th January) reported.
Authorities say, some 41 people were killed in Madagascar, 18 in Mozambique and 11 in Malawi. Though the storm also hit Zimbabwe, no deaths were reported.
Governments and relief agencies in the three countries are still assessing the extent of damage caused by the heavy rains that began last week along the Indian Ocean coast and in the Mozambique Channel.