Two people died in Harare’s Mbare area yesterday after a tree crashed into a kombi during the heavy rainstorms in the capital.
ZRP confirmed the incident in a telephone interview with ZBC News.
Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the sad development.
It also left a trail of destruction with huge trees being uprooted while others fell on vehicles parked in the Avenues area.
The fatalities occurred after a tree crushed a kombi.
This follows after a heavy rainstorm accompanied by strong winds swept across Harare’s CBD today disrupting day to day operations in the streets.
A vicious hailstorm accompanied by strong winds swept across Harare’s CBD yesterday afternoon, forcing many to seek shelter in nearby buildings. Motorists and pedestrians were pelted by the ice pellets during the storm which only lasted for just about an hour.
Most Zimbabweans seemingly were ecstatic for the rain which has brought relief from the heatwave scorching most parts of the country. However, there were mixed feelings over the violent storm which has already left a trail of destruction in some parts of the country, evocative of the Cyclone disaster.