Cyclone Yasa moved through Fiji last week. It was billed to be a Category 5 storm, but we were lucky in Suva–Yasa’s effects were minimal.
Vanua Levu, Fiji’s second largest island, got the brunt of the storm.
I covered the storm the day it hit Suva, shooting video and photos and talking to people preparing for the storm. I also did a follow-up story the next day.
You can read the coverage here and here.
In lighter news, here’s recent blog coverage on Vanua Levu, where we traveled about a month ago:
Savasi Island Resort
KokoMana: Artisinal Chocolate and Agri-Forestry
Published by Aileen Torres-Bennett
Aileen Torres-Bennett is a writer with a master of science degree in journalism from Columbia University in New York City. She has written for AP, Reuters and Travel + Leisure. Aileen is also an artist. All content on her site was created by Aileen Torres-Bennett, unless otherwise specified. References to material on the site should credit Aileen Torres-Bennett and link to the site.
View all posts by Aileen Torres-Bennett