The death from Tropical Cyclone Idai has risen to 96, according to latest figures from the government.

The Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services also indicated that 217 people are still missing.

Rescue efforts continue in the hardest hit districts of Chimanimani and Chipinge, with revelations that 42 are still marooned.

102 people were injured in the disaster and are receiving treatment at various hospitals in Manicaland Province.