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Tropical Cyclone Eloise has already started to cause havoc in Mozambique. It is expected that Eloise will make landfall in the early hours of Saturday morning in the Beira area after making her way through Madagascar on Friday.

The storm will mean more heavy rain in an area that already has a flooded coastline.

IOL reports that when Eloise makes landfall, winds of 180km are killers. Extreme moisture levels will cause rainfall of up to 97mm per hour for about five hours. That's 500mm over five hours in an area that’s just over 300km squared big in Mpumalanga and Limpopo.

Large parts of the Kruger National Park as well as KwaZulu-Natal have also been issued with flood warnings as the massive downpour will continue to create havoc on Sunday.

With several warnings in place, the South African Weather Service has also emphasised that storms are not always predictable and there is a big chance that Eloise might never make landfall and return back to the sea.

Watch the eNCA video below for more on tropical cyclone Eloise.

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