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Tropical Cyclone Winston - left 42 people died and homeless

posted 25 Feb 2016, 11:14 by Robati Tebaiuea MSC
A severe Tropical Cyclone Winston category 5 hit Fiji on the 20th February 2016.  According to the Fiji Times Newspaper today,  the official death toll from TC Winston is still 42.  The number could be increased. TC Winston caused a severe damage to the infrastructure, water, electricity and communication .  The most severe and destructive areas are the small islands of the Lomaiviti, Lau Group, Taveuni, Ovalau , Koro, Vanua Levu and towards the northern and western parts of Viti Levu. Our conferes in the Fiji District are all safe and sound. We remember in our prayers  all the victims of TC Winston especially those who lost their lives. There is no doubt that TC Winston has left so many people homeless. (Pictures: Fiji Times Newspaper –Thursday 25th Feb, 2016.)

 

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