Natural Disaster

Mini-tornado strikes Nakasi

March 24, 2024 12:29 pm

[Source: Macclesfield]

A mini-tornado in Nakasi yesterday afternoon left two houses in Niudamu damaged.

The National Disaster Management Office says a 64-year-old man sustained injuries following the event; he was treated at the Nakasi Health Centre and later discharged.

It says that based on observations by Fiji Meteorological Services, the destructive winds have been classified as a mini-tornado.

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The NDMO is working with relevant stakeholders to assess the impact of the situation on the ground and provide assistance where necessary.