Fijian officials said Friday there are currently 59,000 people in 275 evacuation centres. The death toll now remains at 44 including two people still missing.
The damage bill after various assessments of the damage in Fiji has already reached $650 million, the government says
In his letter, the Hon Pohiva said:
“I would like to express on behalf of the Government and People of the Kingdom of Tonga, our sincerest condolences and extend our deepest sympathies to all the victims and families affected by the unrelenting Tropical Cyclone Winston over the weekend.