Widespread damage after floods hit Binga district, northern Zimbabwe

Widespread damage after floods hit Binga district, northern Zimbabwe

Severe flooding which hit Binga district in Matabeleland North Province, northern Zimbabwe, on February 11, 2020, has damaged at least 181 homes and totally destroyed 37, according to national newspaper New Zimbabwe report on Monday, February 17, 2020. The figures…

Severe hailstorm hits Zaka district, Zimbabwe

Severe hailstorm hits Zaka district, Zimbabwe

At least 10 schools were extremely damaged after a hailstorm pummelled parts of the Zaka district in Masvingo province, Zimbabwe. The hailstorm took place last week, said Zaka District schools inspector James Chidzurira. In an interview last Friday, October 11,…

Death toll in Mozambique could surpass 1 000, massive destruction reported

Death toll in Mozambique could surpass 1 000, massive destruction reported

The President of Mozambique said Monday, March 18, 2019, that the number of people killed by Tropical Cyclone "Idai" could exceed 1 000. Idai made landfall at 23:30 UTC on March 14 close to the city of Beira (population 534 000) with wind speeds up to 170…

47 homes destroyed, 20 injured after violent hailstorm rips through Zimbabwe

47 homes destroyed, 20 injured after violent hailstorm rips through Zimbabwe

A violent hailstorm swept through central Zimbabwe Monday night, January 8, 2018, injuring at least 20 people. The storm hit ripped through Silobela, Kwekwe District of the Midlands Province in central Zimbabwe. The worst affected were Wards 1, 2, 21 and 32,…

More than 240 killed by floods in Zimbabwe

More than 240 killed by floods in Zimbabwe

The government of Zimbabwe said that 246 people have died, 128 were injured and approximately 1 985 made homeless after above-normal rains flooded the country. Regions now affected by floods have recently suffered from severe drought which left more than 4 million…