Ocean changes affected deadly duo of Mozambique cyclones

  • In this photo provided by United Nations Children’s Agency (UNICEF), damaged buildings are seen after Cyclone Kenneth made landfall in Pemba, Mozambique, Friday, April 27, 2019. The second powerful cyclone to strike Mozambique in just six weeks ripped off roofs and killed at least three people on Friday as the United Nations warned of “massive flooding” ahead. (Neidi de Car valho/UNICEF via AP)

BERLIN — Warming waters and rising sea levels are affecting Indian Ocean cyclones such as those that have wrought havoc in Mozambique in recent weeks, making them potentially more deadly.