Weather Alert - U.S. Embassy Suva, Fiji (February 15, 2018)
Location: New Caledonia
Event: Tropical Cyclone Gita is forecast to pass near the Isle of Pines on Thursday, February 15, as a Category 4 cyclone, causing hurricane-force winds, waves, and possibly flooding.
Actions to Take:
· Avoid travel to low-lying areas until the storms have dissipated and flood waters have receded.
· Monitor the local news for updates.
· Seek secure shelter.
· Prepare for severe weather by ensuring an adequate supply of bottled water, non-perishable food items, medications, and vital documents.
· Visit the Central Pacific Hurricane Center for updated storm tracking information.
· U.S. Embassy Suva, Fiji
(+679) 772-8049 after business hours
· State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
· New Caledonia Country Information
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