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Fiji cancelled the gale warning

Nadi, Fiji - While strong wind warnings remain in place for all of Fiji, the Fiji Meteorological Service has now officially cancelled the gale warning issued yesterday afternoon as weather conditions

Stranded tourists rescued

Bad weather caused by Cyclone Nargis forced navy ships to rescue stranded holidaymakers from islands in the Andaman Sea yesterday, while a mudslide alert is in place in 16 northern provinces. HTMS Thayan Chon rescued 302 tourists, both Thai and foreigners, from the Surin islands after they were stranded by high seas and strong winds caused by the cyclone.

Tourists evacuated, schools and businesses closed

Gale force winds are expected to hit the North West Cape of Western Australia as soon as this evening as Tropical Cyclone Nicholas continues to track away from the Western Australian coast.The category three system is about 280 kilometres north of the Pilbara town of Exmouth and travelling in a south west direction at nine kilometres an hour.