About 3.5 thousand inhabitants of the Fiji Islands in the southern Pacific Ocean, were left homeless by the floods and landslides caused by heavy rains this week, said on Thursday night by the Associated Press referring to the permanent secretary of information Sharon Fiji Smith-Jones (Sharon Smith-Johns).
According to her, several hundred people were given temporary accommodation, many people have lost all their possessions. As a result of landslides in the rubble of their homes were killed, a total of six people, including two children. Most affected by the disaster western regions of Fiji's largest island — Viti Levu.
As reported by Smith-Jones, on Thursday night the weather has improved significantly in the islands, which gave people hope for a speedy end to the natural disaster.
Source: RIA "Novosti".