Cyclone Strikes Solomon Islands Capital

Six people dead and over 100 were left homeless in Honiara yesterday as cyclone ‘Victor’ blitzed through the Solomon Islands capital. Blowing at over 140km/hr, the cyclone passed over Honiara at midday, destroying homes and buildings, leaving an additional 18 people injured.

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Residents walking through the rain and surrounding debris following the aftermath of the cyclone (Audience Submitted: Tony Bransby)

 

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Six killed by Cyclone Victor

Six Honiara residents were killed and another eighteen injured after a 140kph cyclone hit early yesterday morning.

Three people were drowned after their car was blown into a river. Flying debris killed another two women and a man.

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