35-mile-wide damage trail

The crowd on Suva Wharf to watch the regatta celebrating the Coronation of King George V on June 18, 1911. Picture: FILE

THE hurricane on January 28, 1952 was the worst disaster of its kind in Fiji’s modern history. From the northern islands of the Yasawa group to Suva the hurricane, which had some of the characteristics of a typhoon left a belt of destruction officially stated to be 35 miles wide. On February 5, 1952, The […]

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