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[New post] Cyclone Donna reaches Cat 4 strength offshore: alerts remain in place

WordPress.com bobmakin posted: " TC Donna is now a Category 4 cyclone, with winds at the centre of 165km/h and gusts up to 235km/h. It stretches the full length of the country. Damage to buildings and crops have been reported in the Torres and Banks islands. All domestic flights in t" Respond to this post by replying above this line New post on Vanuatu Digest Cyclone Donna reaches Cat 4 strength offshore: alerts remain in place by bobmakin TC Donna is now a Category 4 cyclone, with winds at the centre of 165km/h and gusts up to 235km/h. It stretches the full length of the country. Damage to buildings and crops have been reported in the Torres and Banks islands. All domestic flights in the country are cancelled. Cyclone Donna continues to wobble out at sea, but nevertheless remains extremely dangerous. The track forecast by Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazards Dept shows it weakening and heading away towards New Caledonia. However, the US Navy's Joint Typhoon Warning Center warns that Cyclone Donna's full intensity may not be felt for another 48 hours, and its path will remain erratic. Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Nauru Palau and the Marshall Islands delivered a hard-hitting joint statement on the plight of West Papua to the 79-member Africa, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States meeting at ministerial level this week in Brussels. Authored by MP Johnny Koanapo, Parliamentary Secretary for the Prime Minister's Office, the packed council room was trans-fixed as he described Indonesia's violations and the West Papuan slow-motion genocide. (Daily Post). Read more of this post bobmakin | May 6, 2017 at 7:39 pm | Tags: cyclone, infrastructure, internet, livestock, police, severe weather, Vanuatu, VBTC, West Papua | Categories: The Daily Digest | URL: http://wp.me/p2A4RK-1FZ Comment    See all comments Unsubscribe to no longer receive posts from Vanuatu Digest. Change your email settings at Manage Subscriptions. Trouble clicking? Copy and paste this URL into your browser: http://ift.tt/2qNgYU3 Thanks for flying with WordPress.com

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