5:14 PM.The Fijian Government is conducting aerial surveys to assess the damage caused by Cyclone Winston. The acting head of Fiji Red Cross, Ahmad Sami, told our reporter Kate Pereyra Garcia that it's too… Read moreAudio
5:19 PM.The New Zealand Government has sent an Air Force Orion to Fiji to help assess the damage caused by the cyclone. The Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully says initial reports suggest Fiji may have… Read moreAudio
5:24 PM.The Chairman of the Ba Mission Hospital says the town is like a war zone and he has never seen anything like it. Jay Dayal says every single house is damaged and there are whole suburbs wiped out in… Read moreAudio
5:26 PM.With electricity out and telecommunications patchy it could be several days before the full extent of the damage caused by Cyclone Winston is known. Alice Clements, from Unicef Pacific is in Suva and… Read moreAudio
5:28 PM.Despite warnings to leave flimsy homes for the sturdier halls and churches which were set up as evacuation centres, some people decided to stay put and had lucky escapes. Fane Lomani lives near Tavua… Read moreAudio
5:31 PM.Community groups are meeting in Auckland now to discuss how they can help in the aftermath of the cyclone. Nathaniel Yalimaiwai is the chairman of the Fiji Community Association and is at the meeting.
5:35 PM.Cyclone Winston could be heading towards the North Island later this week. But the Meteorologist Emma Blades told our reporter Kate Pereyra Garcia there is uncertainty about where the cyclone will go… Read moreAudio