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Solomon Islands - Tropical cyclone PENNY

published on 06/01/2019
  • As of 22:00 (UTC) on the 5 January TC PENNY was located 668 km south west of Rennell Island, moving slowly south west, away from the Solomon Islands, as a Tropical Depression.
  • The National Disaster Management Office of the Solomon Islands has now cancelled the special weather advisory issued on the 5 January; however warnings remain in place for strong winds.
  • As of the 5 January, the Solomon Islands Red Cross Society reports 827 affected and 174 destroyed households in three provinces (Malaita, Western and Guadalcanal).
  • The Marshall Islands have declared the State of Emergency for 31 days; however the government states that no external support is needed at this stage.
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