25 Feb 2005

Cyclone Percy moves towards Tokelau

4:17 pm on 25 February 2005

A Tropical Cyclone has formed between Tuvalu and Tokelau.

Cyclone Percy is intensifying and moving in a east south easterly direction towards Tokelau.

It is carrying winds of about 65 km/h with gusts of just over 100 km/h.

On its current track it is expected to bring damaging gale force winds or stronger to Tokelau in the next 36 hours.