The world's most devastating tropical storms
These natural disasters resulted in massive material damage and loss of life
Cyclone Idai made landfall in Mozambique on Thursday with winds of up to 177 km/h (106 mph), but the Red Cross assessment team only reached Beira on Sunday. So far the storm is estimated to have killed at least 150 people across Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
Discover the most lethal and destructive tropical storms in history in the following gallery.
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