Cyclone Yasa Leaves Two Dead in Fiji

At least two people have died in the aftermath of Cyclone Yasa in Fiji, including a three-month old baby.

At least two people have died in the aftermath of Cyclone Yasa in Fiji, including a three-month old baby. 

The category five storm has made landfall over Fiji Thursday evening.

Its rains reached almost 200 miles per hour winds that has caused a lot of destruction and widespread flooding.

According to local authorities, they’ve rushed to help the affected communities, however the floods has reached higher than 10 feet high, which prevented rescue missions from reaching the more vulnerable islands in the north.

Several houses have been destroyed, while there was a power outage in some areas and roads were blocked due to fallen trees and flash flooding.

Fiji has declared a state of natural disaster on Thursday and a nighttime curfew has remained in place, as there are still concerns about heavy rains and floods.

Yasa is now a category two storm that is moving south.


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