1, 649 people in 37 evacuation centres in the Northern Division
January 17, 2020 11:43 pm
One of the evacuation centers [Source: Fiji Police]
There are now 37 confirmed active evacuation centres in the Northern Division.
The Northern Emergency Operation Centre says there are currently 1,649 evacuees are taking shelter at the evacuation centres.
It says as a precautionary measure most families are moving to evacuation centres.
[Source: Rayne Simpson]
The Emergency Centre says the number of evacuation centres and evacuees is expected to increase as areas in the Northern Division continue to experience heavy rain and strong winds.
As Tropical Cyclone Tino continues to batter parts of the Northern Division a number of areas are being affected by floodwaters and facing road closures.