15 houses have been destroyed by Tropical Cyclone Idai in Zaka under Chief Nhema, Masvingo province.
ZBC News reports that wards 1, 2 and 3 were affected and areas are inaccessible as the bridges along Chiredzi River are flooded and the area has been receiving incessant rainfall.
A Chiwara bus slipped back and plunged into Runde River while trying to cross Chilonga Bridge in Chiredzi. All passengers escaped unhurt.
Mutimurefu Prison in Masvingo had four cells’ roofs blown away. According to Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) Officer Commanding Masvingo, Assistant Commissioner Social Ndanga said no prisoners escaped.