The Inkanyamba is a huge serpent-like creature that is said to live in the northern forests of South Africa close to the Howick Falls. The Zulu tribes believed it to be a huge serpent with a horse-like head .
The great serpent's anger is said to cause the seasonal storms and it is said that it flies into the skies to defend its territory and find a mate. When it is flying it sees a shiny roof on top of the earth and thinks that it is a body of water. When it gets closer it realizes that it has been tricked and in violent revenge, it tears the roof of houses, uproots trees, and sends winds and hail .
There is a similar creature in Pemba called Hanasie which is a seven-headed snake that causes craters .