17 Dec 2012 at 10:35a.m.

Power outages as Cyclone Evan hits Fiji

Cyclone Evan has been upgraded to a category five after the Joint Typhoon Warning Center reported that wind speeds had increased. Read the article >

  • Supplied image of strong waves from Cyclone Evan at Suva Point in Fiji (AAP)

  • A fallen tree near Tavua, in the north of Fiji's main island Viti Levu (Photo: 3 News / Amanda Gillies)

  • Shop keepers in Nadi board up their stores in preparing for the approaching cyclone (Photo: 3 News / Hamish Clark)

  • Shop keepers in Nadi prepare for the approaching cyclone (Photo: 3 News / Hamish Clark)

  • The deserted Hilton Resort in Nadi (Photo: 3 News / Hamish Clark)

  • Queues at a petrol station in Nadi (Photo: 3 News / Hamish Clark)

  • People queue for fuel and supplies at a petrol station near Tavua (Photo: 3 News / Amanda Gillies)

  • Trees down from strong winds (Photo: 3 News / Hamish Clark)

  • Palm trees near Tavua are battered by the wind (Photo: 3 News / Amanda Gillies

  • An empty main street in downtown Nadi (Photo: 3 News / Hamish Clark)

  • Supplied image of trees being battered by the wind from Cyclone Evan at Radisson Blue Resort Denarau Island in Fiji (AAP)

  • Supplied image of a pool sail knocked over by winds from Cyclone Evan at Radisson Blue Resort Denarau Island in Fiji (AAP)

  • Hotel roll call at Novotel, Nadi (Photo: 3 News/Hamish Clark)