Winston leaves trail of destruction

Update: 4:30AM LEAVING a trail of damage in Fiji, Hurricane Winston is now moving out of the group.

According
to the Nadi Weather Office, hurricane force winds had died out in some areas
and will be downgraded to storm force winds by 6am today.

Senior
forecaster, Amit Singh said the eye of the hurricane was located closer to Viwa
Island hurricane warning were in force for the Mamanucas.

The system
is heading towards the Westerly at a speed of 23km/h.

We have
received confirmation of severe damages to houses in Nausori, Korovou,
Rakiraki, Ba, Savusavu, Taveuni and the Lau Group.

Houses have
blown away, roof tops had gone, severe damage have been caused to the
infrastructure, power lines have been broken and debris are all scattered
around in towns and cities.

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