Tavarua, Namotu dodge Evan
Fiji surf resorts Tavarua and Namotu survive powerful Cyclone Evan
On Dec. 14, Cyclone Evan moved across Samoa as a Category 2 cyclone, leaving at least five people dead, 12 missing, and a swathe of destruction in its wake. In the following days the storm then headed towards Fiji and strengthened. Growing to a powerful Category 4 storm, NOAA reports that it is the strongest cyclone on record for Fiji.
Skirting the top of Fiji's northern island, Vanua Levu, Evan then turned south and paralleled the west coast, the eye just barely offshore. ...
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