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Cyclone Gita ‘worst in residing memory’ on Fiji’s Ono-i-Lau

A group chief on the Fiji island of Ono-i-lau says the harmful winds from yesterday&#8217s cyclone Gita ended up the most scary and harmful on living memory on the island.

Ono-i-Lau and Vatoa, in the Southern Lau island group in between Fiji&#8217s major islands and Tonga suffered from gales, large rain and coastal flooding when Gita strike yesterday.

Village headman on Ono-i-lau Ilaitia Taleitaki said it was a really harmful predicament for about 12 several hours with roofing iron flying about, massive trees blown down and foodstuff crops diminished to what he named &#8220ground zero&#8221.