15 Feb 2019

Cyclone Oma hampers Solomons' election preparations

From , 4:05 pm on 15 February 2019

Election preparations in Solomon Islands are being hampered by severe weather conditions from Cyclone Oma.

The category two storm has been circling to the south of the country all week and it is forecast to strengthen to a category three system.

Solomon Islands chief electoral officer told Koroi Hawkins this is affecting travel plans for intending election candidates who are required by law to register their nominations in person in their constituencies by Wednesday next week.

Cyclone Oma tracking map - Feb 15 midday

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