Liua is South Pacific’s first cyclone in September for 70 years

Cyclone Liua was forecast to pass close to Solomon Islands before veering out to sea as it intensified. While weak, it is well before the usual cyclone season. Photo: Fiji Meteorological Service

HONIARA, 27 SEPETMBER 2108 (RNZ PACIFIC) – Cyclone Liua is the first cyclone to form in the south-west Pacific in the month of September for nearly 70 years. Liua is over the Solomons’ Makira Island and is forecast to develop into a category two on the scale of one to five. Its winds are weak, […]

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