Update: 5:40PM GOVERNMENT has declared a State of Natural Disaster for Fiji.
secretary for Natural Disaster, Meleti Bainimarama said the declaration will be
in effect for the next 30 days.
Government machinery shall now roll into place to ensure the safety of members
of the public, businesses, our economy and national assets," Mr Bainimarama
the declaration, police can now arrest people without warrant who fail to abide
by the laws and take advantage of the situation.