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Fiji: Death toll from Cyclone Winston reaches 20 as full scope of disaster unfolds
Description: Workers scrambled to reach hard-hit outer islands in Fiji to fully assess the scope of the devastating cyclone that struck the Pacific Island nation, killing at least 20 people. Tropical Cyclone Winston is the most powerful storm on record in the Southern Hemisphere, authorities said. The destruction was apparent wherever one looked: Giant uprooted trees resting upside down on roads. Houses with their tin roofs torn off. Residents packing up whatever belongings they could salvage from their destroyed homes. [Source: CNN]
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Source: CNN
Publish Date: 2/22/2016
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