April 5, 2020
Cyclone Tino

Cyclone ‘Tino’ may knock in Fiji soon, Relief camps opened

Relief camps have been opened in Fiji due to storm warnings so that people can be shifted here. On Friday, strong winds have been warned here. For the last three weeks, due to the storm here, the lives of people have been disturbed. Police said that due to this relief camps have been made. Meteorological Department has predicted a cyclone Tino on Friday. In the midst of all this, two people went missing on Thursday after trying to cross a river. Apart from this, the locals here are preparing to shift to Shelters, while the tourists from outside are leaving their resort and reaching the capital Suva till the air services start again.

According to the Meteorological Department, Tino is becoming more dangerous due to the move from Fiji’s second-largest island of Vanua Levu. The department has predicted strong winds, heavy rains, coastal flooding and flooding in low-lying areas at a speed of 130 km per hour. People are now preparing to shift to relief camps. Nischal Prasad told the news agency AFP that he will be shifted to the relief camp soon with his family, just waiting for the storm to stop. He further said that I had lost my house in the Sarai cyclone that came in December and my family was almost homeless. It was a very dangerous experience for me. A tourist Inna Kostromina said that she had left her resort and shifted to the capital Suva due to heavy storm warning. I think we are much safer here.

Police said that a man and his daughter, about 10 years old, were swimming and trying to cross the river, but they got trapped in the flash floods. This incident is on Thursday. For information, let us know that Fiji is a good place for tourists to visit, in summer, tourists come in large numbers. The cyclone has struck in Fiji for the third time in the last three weeks. Earlier in December, two people were killed in the Sarai storm and more than 2500 people lost their homes due to which they were admitted to the shelter. Apart from this, Fiji had to suffer many other losses. At the same time, there is a possibility of a severe outbreak of Tino in Tonga main island of Tongatapu. Two years before this, 200 people were left homeless due to the Cyclone count in Tongatapu.

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