16 Dec 2020

Cyclone Yasa strengthens and heads for Fiji

From Morning Report, 8:51 am on 16 December 2020

Tropical Cyclone Yasa has rapidly intensified and is now a category 5 system as it heads towards Fiji.

Heavy Rain Warnings are now in force for some islands and gale force winds are expected for the Fiji group from tomorrow. A cyclone alert will be in force from today.

RNZ Pacific's news editor, Koro Vaka'uta, speaks to Susie Ferguson.