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Tropical cyclone “Anna” landed in Fiji, leaving 5 people missing

by YCPress

On the night of January 30, tropical cyclone “Anna” began to land in the South Pacific island nation of Fiji, triggering flooding in many places, five people have been missing, thousands of people were forced to evacuate.

According to the Fiji National Meteorological Service 31, near the center of the tropical cyclone wind speeds of up to 100 kilometers per hour, up to 140 kilometers per hour.

Including the capital Suva, most of the country, the storm continues, is expected to bring serious property damage.

According to local media reports in Fiji, overnight storms have caused several major rivers in Fiji water levels to soar, some low-lying villages were flooded, some major highways closed, some areas of water and electricity supply disruptions, the country has more than 7,600 people have been moved to the evacuation centers set up by the government.

Fiji’s National Meteorological Service said that 31 and February 1, many places will still be hit by storms, the government has urged people to remain at home.

Every year from November to April is the South Pacific island tropical cyclone season.

In December last year, Fiji was hit by tropical cyclone “Yasa”, which caused four deaths and a lot of property damage.