Africa

Madagascar lashed by rain, wind from Cyclone Enawo

Trees are lashed by strong winds in Sambava, Madagascar Tuesday, March 7, 2017 as heavy rains and strong winds from a cyclone hit northeast Madagascar, raising concerns about flooding and landslides. Aid workers were on alert as Cyclone Enawo lashed the coastline. The storm was expected to move south through the island nation for several days, affecting the capital of Antananarivo along the way. (AP Photo/Manny Horsford)

Trees are lashed by strong winds in Sambava, Madagascar Tuesday, March 7, 2017 as heavy rains and strong winds from a cyclone hit northeast Madagascar, raising concerns about flooding and landslides. Aid workers were on alert as Cyclone Enawo lashed the coastline. The storm was expected to move south through the island nation for several days, affecting the capital of Antananarivo along the way. (AP Photo/Manny Horsford)  (The Associated Press)

Heavy rains and strong winds from a cyclone are hitting northeast Madagascar.

Aid workers were on alert Tuesday as Cyclone Enawo lashed the coastline. Authorities are concerned about flooding and other threats to safety.

The storm is expected to move south through the island nation for several days.

Some of the worst weather is reported near Antalaha in the Sava area.