Cyclones cost economy $2.2 billion

Devastation on Yacata Island following Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston in 2016. Picture: SUPPLIED/RadioNZ

TROPICAL cyclones Evan and Winston cost the country $2.2 billion in terms of impact on the economy, says Meteorological Services Minister Jone Usamate. Speaking at the commissioning of a $896,000 new meteorological archive building in Nadi on Friday, he said a World Bank post disaster needs assessment revealed the depth of natural disaster impact on […]

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