When did cyclone dineo start?

When did cyclone dineo occur?

Cyclone Dineo

Tropical cyclone (SWIO scale)
Dineo at peak intensity hours before landfall
Formed 13 February 2017
Dissipated 17 February 2017
Highest winds 10-minute sustained: 140 km/h (85 mph) 1-minute sustained: 155 km/h (100 mph)

When did cyclone dineo occur in South Africa?

Cape Town – The eyes of Southern Africa are on Tropical Cyclone #Dineo as the storm approaches Mozambique, due to make landfall on Wednesday, 15 February. According to the South African Weather Service, Dineo will likely affect SA’s Limpopo and Mpumalanga provinces with heavy rain after moving across Mozambique.

What is Storm dineo?

Rain. Duncan Alfreds, News24. A WhatsApp message containing a “storm warning” is fake. The warning about a storm called Dineo has been doing the rounds since 2017. The South African Weather Service has confirmed that it is a hoax.

When was the last tornado in South Africa?


Event Date Area
Deneysville tornado 23 June 2012 Free State, South Africa
Queenstown – Mthaha tornado 19 September 2013 Eastern Cape, South Africa
Tembisa 26 July 2016 Gauteng, South Africa
Mpumalanga, Standerton 10 December 2016 Mpumalanga, Standerton, South Africa

Has South Africa ever had a cyclone?

At least 30 tropical cyclones have affected the Southern African mainland. Three countries in southeastern Africa – Tanzania, Mozambique, and South Africa – border the Indian Ocean.

Climatological statistics.

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Period Number of storms
2010s 7

Are cyclones named alphabetically?

Names are chosen from a predetermined list of names, which is classified in alphabetical order. Each cyclone season starts with the letter A, and a name is normally only used once (but this has not always been true in the past). Until 1999-2000 tropical cyclones were named using women’s names exclusevely.

What is conclusion of cyclone?

Cyclones are natural calamities that strike as violent storms and grievous weather conditions, caused by disturbances in the atmosphere. They lead to great devastations. The effect of a cyclone is terrible, as it destroys everything in its wake. People are left homeless and helpless.

Which tropical cyclone that had affected Mozambique coastal areas within the past five years?

Catastrophic damage occurred in and around Beira in central Mozambique. The President of Mozambique stated that more than 1,000 people may have died in the storm.

Cyclone Idai.

Intense tropical cyclone (SWIO scale)
Areas affected northern and central Mozambique, Malawi, northern Madagascar, Zimbabwe