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TC Gita damages six houses in Southern Lau

February 13, 2018 9:17 pm

Villagers of Matokana in Ono-i-Lau are still trying to come to terms following the devastation caused by the destructive winds of Cyclone Gita they experienced yesterday.

Village Headman Joseva Nadavo has confirmed to FBC News six houses were damaged.

He says they encountered strong winds for about six hours and all they could hear and see was the wrath of Mother Nature.

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Nadavo says from the six houses, three were completely destroyed while three were partially damaged.

He adds their plantation has also been destroyed leaving nothing for the villagers.

Nadavo says families who were affected are now sheltered at the village hall and hopes assistance will reach them soon.

The village headman has also confirmed communication lines to other villages including Lovoni, Nukuni and Doi in Southern Lau are down.

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