The destruction of Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, seen from above
It has been more than ten days since Cyclone Idai touched down in Mozambique, and the death toll continues to rise.
There have been conflicting reports on the total number of fatalities—Reuters reports that 686 people have died, and the Guardian puts the number at more than 750 people dead across Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi—while more than a hundred thousand are currently in camps for displaced people and nearly two million are in need of aid.
Aerial images from the past few day show the true scale of devastation and flooding that still lingers.
Damaged buildings are seen as flood waters begin to recede in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai, near Beira, Mozambique on March 24.
People walk past fallen palm trees as flood waters begin to recede in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai, in Buzi, Mozambique on March 24.
Trucks queue beside damaged buildings outside the port in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai, in Beira on March 24.
Flooded buildings in Beira, Mozambique on March 23.
Tankers are seen outside a damaged building in Beira, Mozambique on March 23.