Tropical cyclone Oli in South Pacific

Tropical cyclone Oli in South Pacific



4 February 2010

Tropical cyclone Oli developed at 06:00 UTC today in the South Pacific, about 350 kilometers west of Tahiti, French Polynesia. Oli is moving south-east at 15 kilometres per hour. It is currently equivalent to a Category 3 hurricane (maximum sustained wind speeds of 178 to 209 kilometres per hour). It is expected to intensify further within the next 12 hours, and weaken slowly afterwards. The sea state in the surrounding area will be extremely rough at least in the next 48 hours. Ships passing by these areas are advised to take urgent measures to avoid risks.

Further information is available at:
National Meteorological Service of the countries concerned
WMO RSMC Nadi-Tropical Cyclone Centre
Q&A on tropical cyclones

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