Fiji battens down as Cyclone Yasa hits the islands


50 yachts moved to mangrove waters for protection

Some 50 foreign yachts that were anchored in Fijian waters have been moved to the southern mangrove waters in the South Pacific nation to help protect them as the Category 5 Cyclone Yasa hits the two main islands. The country has declared a State of Natural Disaster emergency and the 930,000 Fijian population was warned to move to higher ground.

This is premium content

You must be a subscriber and signed-in to access this content.

IBI Magazine_Website_promo_July

To continue, subscribe to IBI Plus

Benefits include:

  • Breaking industry news as it happens
  • Unlimited access to all IBI Plus Premium content, including:
  • Industry statistics / Market reports / Company insights / In-depth segment reports
  • Our archive of more than 38,000 news items and features
  • Save articles in your personal library under ’My Account’

to gain access to IBI Plus Premium content.

Alternatively, REGISTER to receive IBI Daily News & Breaking News alerts for free.

Already a subscriber? Sign-in now at the top of this page.