Mozambique warns of looming catastrophe
Some Mozambican areas are running out of food supply and petrol following heavy rains.
CAPE TOWN - The Mozambican government on Saturday warned of a looming catastrophe as floods caused by heavy rain fall have left tens of thousands of people stranded.
The government has been evacuating people since Wednesday when the floods struck.
Montego Resort General Manager Quintus Strauss said food is already running out.
"The biggest problem we've got now is that no food supply can go up north. They are running out of petrol."
At least 36 people have lost their lives and 70,000 displaced by flooding, according to the United Nations (UN).
The floods are a result of week-long torrential rains in South Africa and Zimbabwe that swelled the Limpopo River forcing an orange alert.
The floods have killed at least 12 people in South Africa.