UN agencies are aiding the rescue effort after tens of thousands of people were hit by floods across southeast Africa. The regional death toll has already reached 174 and hundreds more remain missing.
Cyclone Idai kills 65
New Zimbabwe, 17 March 2019
Tropical cyclone Idai continued to wreak havoc in eastern Zimbabwe, with authorities announcing more than 65 bodies had been recovered as of late Sunday. Read more »
The flooded Odzi River in Zimbabwe.
Cyclone Idai Leaves Scores Dead in Zimbabwe, Mozambique
Deutsche Welle, 16 March 2019
UN agencies are aiding the rescue effort after tens of thousands of people were hit by floods across southeast Africa. The regional death toll has already reached 174 and hundreds… Read more »
Cyclone Idai Wrecks Havoc
The Herald, 17 March 2019
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has declared a State of Disaster in respect to areas in Manicaland province that were affected by Cyclone Idia, which has claimed 31 lives and… Read more »
Transporters Park Their Trucks As Cyclone Idai Hits Beira
New Zimbabwe, 16 March 2019
The movement of cargo between Zimbabwe and port of Beira via Forbes border post is expected to be decrease this week as most transporters have opted to park their trucks in Chimoio… Read more »
'Hundreds Missing' As Cyclone Idai Batters Zimbabwe
RFI, 16 March 2019
As many as 100 people are reportedly missing in Zimbabwe following a cyclone that has killed at least 24 people. Read more »
Botswana Safe From Cyclone Idai
Botswana Daily News, 14 March 2019
Botswana is likely not to be affected by tropical cyclone IDAI that has hit the central part of Mozambique. Read more »
What started as a tropical storm has escalated quickly into a powerful tropical cyclone that is now on a path that is expected to put more lives and property in danger. Tropical ... Read more »
Tropical Cyclone Idai has made landfall in Mozambique, according to the National Institute of Meteorology. The cyclone brings strong winds (160-190km per hour), heavy rainfall ... Read more »
Malawi has declared a state of disaster after heavy rains and floods left at least 30 people dead and 115,000 displaced. The number of people affected is expected to rise as ... Read more »
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