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Last Updated: Tuesday March 16 2010 17:06 GMT

Fiji hit by cyclone

People in Fiji get ready for Cyclone

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There are major problems in Fiji after the country was hit by a powerful storm called a cyclone.

Winds have battered the islands forcing thousands to flee their homes.

Schools have been forced to close and all flights in and out of the country have been cancelled.

The cyclone called Tomas has caused people to stock up on supplies of food and water.

Sonali's got the story.