6 Apr 2012

Death toll from Fiji floods rises to seven

7:20 am on 6 April 2012

The death toll from Fiji's floods has risen to seven.

FijiLive reports police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro saying the body of a middle aged i-Taukei male was found floating in the Waimanu River.

At Tunalia Bridge in Nadi, the body of Jolame Vou Sayabo, 61, of Moala Village was found.

Police believe he drowned after he got stuck in a culvert whilst swimming with family members.