Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Suva, Fiji

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.

Assistance:

U.S. Embassy Suva, Fiji

(+679) 331-4466

(+679) 772-8049 after business hours

SuvaACS@state.gov

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

New Caledonia Country Information

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