The number of cyclone fatalities in Mozambique rises to 603

Beira, Mozambique

Beira, Mozambique

The death toll from the cyclone Idai and the floods that followed has risen to 603, the Mozambican authorities said Friday in a statement.

The new report, presented by the National Institute of Disaster Management (INGC), adds one more deadly victim, compared to the previous April 6 numbers.

Cyclone Idai hit the central region of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe on March 14.

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