Serhat TUNAR -TDO- In Africa, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi effected by the hurricane and heavy rainfall caused by the flood caused by the number of people died 730 was announced. It is feared that the death toll will be higher than the announced number.
Mozambique Environment Minister Celso Correia announced that the number of people who lost their lives in Hurricane Idai exceeded 417. Due to the hurricane, 259 people lost their lives in Zimbabwe and 56 people lost theirs in Malawi.
In Mozambique, where the hurricane was most influential, an area of about 50 kilometers was flooded. The overflow of the Buzi and Pungwe rivers led to a loss of life and property.
Idai Tropical Hurricane reached the coasts of Mozambique and Malawi in southeastern Africa on March 11th and affected more than 500,000 people. A total of 1.7 million people were affected by the hurricane in 3 weeks.