Cyclone Idai struck Zimbabwe and Mozambique

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Cyclone Idai

Cyclone Idai, which has already caused massacre to many parts of Mozambique and Malawi. It had killed around 28 people in Zimbabwe by yesterday afternoon, according to a report by the government.

Cyclone Idai isolated power and communications in parts of Manicaland province on the border with Mozambique. Around 40 people are missing.

People vanished from their homes to the ramps of mountain.However, they were expected to be extricate, but harsh winds have impeded helicopter flights.

Weather experts had been conveying cautions about the expected danger posed by the cyclone idai. They reported before the disaster struck in Manicaland.

Forecasts predicted that the rains would continue to pound Mashonaland East, Central,and Manical areas during the weekend.

However, the government says it had triggered its disaster management systems in anticipation. This did not include expulsions.

Further in Mozambique, where Cyclone Idai made entrance on Thursday, at least 19 people died.

Flooding across the rest of the country had already killed nearly 70 people before the storm’s arrival.

Jacob Mafume, a spokesman for the opposition Movement for Democratic Change, said a “serious humanitarian crisis [was] unfolding” in the country.

The Cyclone  Idai struck Mozambique with harsh winds of up to 177km/h (106 mph).Further it ended more than 500,000 residents in the port city of Beira. Roads were flooded and the airport was closed.

 

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