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To New Caledonia the Donna cyclone which has amplified to the fifth category - RIA Novosti, moves 5/8/2017


The picture of a storm taken from an ISS board. Archival photo
MOSCOW, on May 8 — RIA Novosti. The tropical Donna cyclone which has amplified to the most powerful, fifth category comes to New Caledonia in the Pacific Ocean, reports meteorological bureau of the neighboring state of Vanuatu. According to meteorologists, wind force at the moment makes 215 kilometers per hour with rushes to 300 kilometers per hour. The cyclone moves to the south with a speed about 12 kilometers per hour. At the weekend the Donna cyclone has fallen upon northern group of the islands of Vanuatu, having damaged buildings and a tower of mobile communication. The department on meteorology and geological dangers of Vanuatu still tries to estimate loss scale, but the contact with some remote settlements is absent, Radio New Zeland.Predstavitel of the Red cross reports has reported that the loss has been caused to crops, and sources of water have been polluted. According to her, about one thousand locals remain in the centers of evacuation as the danger didn't pass yet. In turn in New Caledonia because of approach of a cyclone the alarm in northern provinces, and also on islands Uvea and to the Bodice has been announced. In the morning of Monday flights from the local airports have been cancelled, and schools will remain are closed at least about one tomorrow.

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