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[New post] Red alert issued for Tafea Province as Cyclone Ula nears

WordPress.com dailydigester posted: " A Red Alert for Cyclone Ula is in effect for the south of Tafea Province, according to the latest advisory from Vanuatu Meteorological Services’ Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre issued at 8:54pm Sunday 10/1. Residents of the affected parts of Tafea prov" Respond to this post by replying above this line New post on Vanuatu Daily Digest Red alert issued for Tafea Province as Cyclone Ula nears by dailydigester Cyclone Ula satellite animation from wunderground.com A Red Alert for Cyclone Ula is in effect for the south of Tafea Province, according to the latest advisory from Vanuatu Meteorological Services’ Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre issued at 8:54pm Sunday 10/1. Residents of the affected parts of Tafea province are advised to take shelter from the cyclone immediately. Overnight, heavy rain and flooding in low-lying coastal areas and riverbanks are expected in the affected areas, along with very rough to phenomenal seas with heavy swells. Winds at the centre are currently at 175km/hr and intensifying. Damaging strong to gale force 65–75km/hr winds will continue to affect Aneityum, Futuna and south Tanna overnight. The eye of the cyclone is not expected to pass over any islands in Vanuatu at this time. The cyclone is currently moving away from Vanuatu in a southwesterly direction. Cyclone Ula is a Category 4 severe tropical cyclone and is currently located at the bottom centre of J10 on the Vanuatu Tropical Cyclone Tracking Map (shown below), or about 95km southeast of Aneityum and 190km southeast of Tanna. dailydigester | January 10, 2016 at 10:38 pm | Tags: Aneityum, cyclone, cyclone ula, cyclone warning, Futuna, NDMO, red alert, Tafea, Tanna | Categories: Cyclone Warning, The News, Digested | URL: http://wp.me/p2A4RK-JV Comment    See all comments    Like Unsubscribe to no longer receive posts from Vanuatu Daily Digest. Change your email settings at Manage Subscriptions. Trouble clicking? Copy and paste this URL into your browser: http://ift.tt/1SbpbfI Thanks for flying with WordPress.com

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