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Fiji : Heavy rain : 2004/04/11
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Duration 2004/04/11
Country
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District
Fiji
Name Heavy rain
Outline A Tropical storm brought heavy rainfall and 90km/h winds to central areas of Fiji's largest island, Viti Levu, causing landslides and flooding in low-lying areas. At least ten people killed, more still missing, and about 10,000 people have been directly affected by the storm.

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Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • Reuters Alertnet 2004/04/15
    Eleven people are missing in flash floods in Fiji, leaving families stranded on roof tops, highways cut and the capital Suva isolated, officials said on Thursday.
  • OCHA Relief Web 2004/04/13
    A Tropical storm brought heavy rainfall and 90km/h winds to central areas of Fiji's largest island, Viti Levu, causing landslides and flooding in low-lying areas. At least ten people killed, more still missing, and about 10,000 people have been directly affected by the storm.
  • Go Asia Pacific.com 2004/04/12
    Fiji has been warned of a new storm system that may bring strong winds and heavy ocean swells in the next 24 hours
  • BBC News 2004/04/11
    In one of the worst incidents, five people died when their bus was swept away by a landslide.