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Severe tropical storm heads to New Caledonia

New Caledonia is on high alert as it braces for the arrival of a category five tropical storm later today.

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New Caledonia is on high alert as it braces for the arrival of a category five tropical storm later today.
The category five tropical cyclone Niran has sustained winds of over 200kph and is moving towards New Caledonia at 43km.
Julian Leduc, a Forecaster with the New Caledonia weather office, said the system is 230kms west of the far north of New Caledonia.
“And we begin to have strong gusts on the northern part of the island with 50 knots,” he said.
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