Torrential downpours and flooding had destroyed over 300 health facilities in Madagascar, Malawi and Mozambique, making it more challenging for displaced victims to seek medical help.
People evacuated from low-lying regions such as remote islands and river banks were moved to thousands of multi-storey cyclone shelters, officials said.
Communities along the west coast of Mexico prepare for Hurricane Roslyn, a major Category 4 storm, as US National Hurricane Center warns of potentially damaging winds, dangerous storm surge and flash flooding.
Officials say the confirmed number of storm-related deaths rose to 44 in Florida, but additional fatalities were still emerging county by county - pointing to a far higher final toll.
Ian plows into Florida as one of the most powerful US storms in recent years, causing power shortages and assaulting the state with howling winds, torrential rain and a treacherous surge of ocean surf.
Ian collapses the Caribbean country's energy infrastructure after pummeling its western regions for more than five hours.
Over 2.5 million Americans in the southeasternmost US state are under evacuation orders or warnings as Ian threatens to bring a deadly storm to some areas.
Ian has became a major Category 3 storm and roars on a path that could see it hit Florida’s west coast as a Category 4 hurricane.
The weather authorities say the storm is expected to turn into a hurricane by early Monday before it reaches western Cuba.
Authorities urge residents to prepare for Ian that is forecast to become a major hurricane within days as it tracks toward the US state.
Fiona washes houses into sea, tears roofs off others and knocks out power to vast majority of two Canadian provinces, with PM Justin Trudeau warning recovery will require "big effort."
Fiona is expected to become a hurricane as it nears Puerto Rico, threatening to dump up to 51 cms of rain as people brace for potential landslides, severe flooding and power outages.
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