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.

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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