20 Jan 2016

Gale wind warning in Niue

5:39 pm on 20 January 2016

A gale wind warning remains in force in Niue as tropical cyclone Victor is passing to the south of the country.

The category-three system has sustained winds of about 130 kilometres an hour near its centre as it is moving in a west-southwesterly direction.

The cyclone passed west of the Cook Islands and according to forecasters, it should weaken by Friday when it is expected to be off the south of Tonga.

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