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Fiji Declares State of Natural Disaster as Powerful Cyclone Hits

Fiji Roads Authority/via REUTERS On Thursday, the entire population of Fiji was ordered to take shelter as a reaction to what expected to be the worst cyclone in recorded history.  Cyclone Yasa, a top category five storm capable of winds up to 250 km per hour (155 miles per hour) and torrential rain, made landfall over Bua province on the northern island of Vanua Levu at about 6 p.m. local time (0600 GMT). “The impact for this super storm is

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