Fiji Cyclone Death Toll Reaches 20 After Storm Smashes Villages

  • More than 4,000 people sheltering in evacuation centers
  • Schools closed as 30-day state of natural disaster in place

Tropical Cyclone Winston's destruction in Fiji.

Source: European Pressphoto Agency

The death toll from the strongest tropical cyclone ever to hit Fiji climbed to at least 20 as aerial surveillance of affected areas showed entire villages were obliterated as the Category-5 storm roared across the South Pacific nation at the weekend.

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