The body of a man has been found in Fiji after he went missing in a river during Tropical Cyclone Sarai.
The maximum winds at its centre are up to 120 kilometres per hour, with momentary gusts to 170 kilometres per hour, hitting the southern island groups.
Two people have now died during the storm, after an 18-year-old drowned while swimming yesterday.
The Fijian Broadcasting Corporation reports the body of a man, in his late 40s, was recovered in Naivucini, north of Suva inland on the main island Viti Levu.
The FBC says villagers helped police search for the man, and it's believed he was swept away by strong currents when crossing a river yesterday.
Another person is in hospital after being hit by a falling tree.
Cyclone Sarai continues to bring storm force winds and rain to much of Fiji.
The category two cyclone is moving eastsoutheast over Fiji's southern islands.
The cyclone has been affecting Fiji for the past 36 hours, bringing widespread flooding and some damage.
Meanwhile, the Tonga Met Service is forecasting that winds will lift from this evening as the cyclone moves toward Tonga's Ha'apai and Vava'u group.
The storm's major impact on Tonga is forecast to occur from New Year's Eve.