Cyclone Winston hits Fiji Islands, 5 deaths reported

Cyclone Winston which swept through Fiji Islands on Saturday/Sunday, 20/21-2-16 left a trail of destroyed infrastructure and killed five person according to local authorities. Moving at a speed of about 300 kilometres per hour, it swept through the low lands of the country but the capital, Suva was spared.

The country’s Prime Minister has declared a month long state of emergency in order to cope wth the challenges of the season.

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