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758 evacuation centres activated across Fiji

The Government today released a list of evacuation centers available for the public to seek refuge as Tropical Cyclone Winston moves across the Fiji group. Evacuation Centers _ February 2016 (PDF – 411KB) Weather Update 8.18am: SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE WINSTON CENTRE [920HPA] CATEGORY 5 WAS LOCATED NEAR 17.1 SOUTH 179.1 WEST OR ABOUT 130KM NORTH-NORTHWEST […]

Staff Writers

February 20, 2016 7:33 am

The Government today released a list of evacuation centers available for the public to seek refuge as Tropical Cyclone Winston moves across the Fiji group.

Evacuation Centers _ February 2016 (PDF – 411KB)

Weather Update 8.18am:

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SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE WINSTON CENTRE [920HPA] CATEGORY 5 WAS LOCATED NEAR 17.1 SOUTH 179.1 WEST OR ABOUT 130KM NORTH-NORTHWEST OF LAKEBA OR ABOUT 285KM EAST-NORTHEAST OF SUVA AT 7AM TODAY. THE CYCLONE IS MOVING WEST AT ABOUT 25KM/HR. CLOSE TO ITS CENTRE, THE CYCLONE IS ESTIMATED TO HAVE AVERAGE WINDS OF 220KM/HR AND MOMENTARY GUSTS TO 315KM/HR.

ON THIS TRACK, THE CYCLONE IS EXPECTED TO BE LOCATED ABOUT 270KM WEST-NORTHWEST OF LAKEBA OR ABOUT 130KM NORTH-NORTHEAST OF SUVA AT 7PM TODAY AND ABOUT 415KM WEST-NORTHWEST OF LAKEBA OR ABOUT 140KM NORTHWEST OF SUVA AT 7AM TOMORROW.

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