Category 5 Tropical Cyclone Winston made landfall Saturday, nailing the island of Fiji in the southern Pacific. Damage and disruption reported across Fiji following passing Tropical Cyclone Harold; flooding and communication disruptions ongoing TIMEFRAME expected from 4/8/2020, 12:00 AM until 4/20/2020, 11:59 PM (Pacific/Fiji).
Severe Tropical Cyclone Gita was the most intense tropical cyclone to impact Tonga since reliable records began. Fiji has escaped major damage from the Category 4 cyclone that tore through the Pacific Island nation overnight, a government official said on Wednesday, with no major population centers affected.
Misa Funaki of the Fiji Meteorological Service said the storm was tracking southeast and was expected to cause more damage.
The second named storm and first major tropical cyclone of the 2017–18 South Pacific cyclone season , Gita originated from a monsoon trough that was active in … Tropical Cyclone Sarai has lashed Fiji with 140km/h winds forcing hundreds of people to evacuate and flights to be cancelled. The intense storm resulted in at least 42 deaths and hundreds of demolished homes.