Authorities have evacuated nearly 300,000 people from India’s western coastline ahead of a very severe cyclone that is expected to make landfall on Thursday as the year’s second major storm.
More than 800,000 people have been evacuated along India’s eastern coast as authorities braced for a cyclone moving through the Bay of Bengal that is forecast to bring “extremely severe” wind and rain.
The RAF has taken 20 tonnes of life-saving aid to survivors of the devastating Cyclone Idai which has torn through three southern African countries.
The United Nations is making an emergency appeal for 282 million dollars (£214 million) for the next three months to help Mozambique start recovering from the devastation of Cyclone Idai.
Locals are being asked to help raise cash for the victims of the African cyclone.
US president Donald Trump has directed the American military to support relief efforts to help Mozambique after the destruction caused by Cyclone Idai.
Additional aid funding has been announced by the Scottish Government to help support relief efforts in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe following deadly flooding in the region.
A vast and powerful cyclone made landfall on Saturday along a remote stretch of the northern Australian coast, bringing fierce winds and heavy rains amid safety fears for a small number of residents who have stayed in the area.