Pre-season cyclone forms near Solomon Islands

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 SEPTEMBER 2018 (RNZ PACIFIC) – A tropical storm near Solomon Islands has intensified into a cyclone – the first of the season for the South Pacific. Cyclone season in this part of the world does not usually begin until November. The Fiji Meteorological Service said Cyclone Liua, a category one, was west of […]

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