Powerful Winds Batter Suva as Cyclone Ana Makes Landfall in Fiji

Category 2 Tropical Cyclone Ana made landfall in Fiji on Sunday morning, January 31.

The Fiji Meteorological Service confirmed the storm made landfall over Viti Levu on Sunday morning and was moving south-southeast at 13 km/h.

Wind gusts of up to 140 km/h were expected on Fiji’s main islands. Flooding was also expected to affect towns and communities near streams and in low-lying areas. Credit: Nazeem-Kasim via Storyful