One person is reported dead and another missing in the widespread flooding which has hit Fiji over the past two days. The body of a 70-year-old man was found floating in the Sabeto River this morning, FBC News reported. The broadcaster said the man was believed to have gone for an early morning swim.

A 19-year-old girl, meanwhile, has been reported missing after she was washed away by strong river currents last night. More than 3500 people have moved to 79 evacuation centres in the north and west of the main island Viti Levu, as two tropical depressions to the west of Fiji continue to affect the country. READ MORE