Family escapes unharmed after landslide moves their home 10 metres

Family escapes unharmed after landslide moves their home 10 metres

By Naveel Krishant
Tuesday 02/02/2021
[image:supplied]

A family of six from Soasoa Labasa are counting their lucky stars after they escaped unharmed when a landslide moved their house by almost 10 metres during the heavy rain brought by TC Ana.

Kamlesh Kumar says his parents, brother, sister-in-law and 2 nieces managed to move out of the house moments before the incident.

Kumar says at around midday Sunday, his family could feel something was about to happen as they could feel their house moving.

He adds they didn’t take any risk and moved out immediately.

The family is currently living with other relatives as they wait for things to normalise before they start repair works.

FEATURE NEWS
Ra families seek urgent Govt aid as children swim across dangerous river
Families of Camocamo and Navunavu settlements in Mataso, Ra are calling on the government to provide urgent assistance as there are children swimming ...
14 hours ago
LATEST NEWS
Tukini Cama, a phenomenon and showman - Parkinson
One of greatest and legendary radio personalities in the 1990s and early 2000s, Tukini Cama will be laid to rest in Vuci, Tokatoka, Tailevu this ...
11 hours ago

Nakasi High head girl leads with determination despite challenges
Nakasi High School head girl Esther Kuva is gearing up for a year filled with responsibilities and challenges and she is an inspiration to other ...
13 hours ago

Fiji Water's $140M capacity expansion boosts employment and sustainability efforts
As one of the country’s leading employer, Fiji Water’s capacity expansion also builds on their efforts to provide an innovative and safe ...
13 hours ago

Australia donates C27 aircraft to boost Fiji Government’s services
The Australian Air Force has given an aircraft to the Fiji Government to provide and improve the standard of services in our nation. While ...
15 hours ago

NGO Coalition raises concerns over alleged medical neglect leading to inmate's death
The NGO Coalition on Human Rights in Fiji says they are disturbed by media reports and social media updates about an alleged case of medical neglect ...
15 hours ago


fijivillage Straight Talk with Vijay Narayan
Latest Videos

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
yb
IN DEPTH
Kishore Kumar Trial
Kishore Kumar is charged with allegedly making false claims on his Facebook page, Kishore Kumar Publications that there was a porn video of ...
3 days ago

Concerns raised regarding the state of CWM Hospital
General and Chief Pediatric Surgeon at the CWM Hospital, Dr Josese Turagava says due to the increase in the number of people who are moving to the ...
4 days ago

HSBC Perth 7s 2024
The Fiji Airways Men’s National 7s side secured a 4th place finish at the HSBC Perth 7s while the Fijiana 7s finished 8th in the Women’s ...
20 days ago

TOP