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UNDRO 90/1848
FIJI - TYPHOON SINA
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
29 NOVEMBER 1990

1. ON WEDNESDAY 28 NOV TROPICAL CYCLONE 'SINA' HIT VITI LEVU (MAIN ISLAND OF FIJI) AND THE LAU GROUP. THE CYCLONE IS PRESENTLY MOVING OUT OF FIJI GROUP. UNDRO HAS BEEN/IS MONITORING SITUATION THROUGH ITS SOUTH PACIFIC PROJECT OFFICE AND UNDP/UNDRO RESREP AND WITH ASSISTANCE OF AODRO OF AUSTRALIA.

2. GOVT INTENDS TO ASSESS DAMAGE AS SOON AS WEATHER CONDITIONS PERMIT. NATIONAL EMSEC (EMERGENCY SERVICES COMMITTEE) WARNED OF POSSIBLE FLOODING IN NAVAU AREA.