One person was killed in Fiji and one particular was missing as tropical cyclone Sarai battered the place with powerful wind and large rain, authorities mentioned.
The Fiji Nationwide Disaster Administration Workplace mentioned one particular person was in intensive treatment and more than 2,five hundred persons had been moved to 70 evacuation centres.
The group two tropical cyclone was not anticipated to make landfall in Fiji even though its temperature company issued storm and flood warnings for elements of the place.
Shut to its centre the cyclone was anticipated to have normal winds of up to 110km/h with momentary gusts to 150km/h, the Fiji Meteorological Company mentioned.
The cyclone was going east at virtually 10 km/h and was anticipated to go into Tongan waters on Tuesday.
The Tonga Meteorological Company issued a large rain and flash flood warning for the entire place.