NAIROBI, Kenya — Earlier this week people in low-lying, flood-prone parts of Mozambique were warned by the authorities to flee as heavy rainstorms beat down .
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And the situation is getting worse.
Forecasters are predicting more, heavier storms to come.
It is still a long, long way from the disaster of 2000 when half a million people were left homeless by flooding that killed around 700 people, but fears are rising along with the floodwaters.
Here's Mozambique back in 2000: