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Cyclone Gombe Hits Northern Mozambique With High Winds, Rain

Maputo, Mozambique (AP) -- Cyclone Gombe has slammed into northern Mozambique with torrential winds and rain, causing widespread damage to homes and infrastructure and causing at least one death.

The cyclone, the latest of a series hitting southern Africa from the Indian Ocean, made landfall in Nampula province early Friday, toppling trees and ripping roofs off houses and public buildings, according to witnesses.