Wellington Region Emergency Management monitors Cyclone LUSI
1400 hours 13 March 2014
Wellington Region Emergency
Management monitoring Cyclone LUSI
Emergency Management Office (WREMO) is encouraging people to
stay abreast of developments in respect of Cyclone LUSI this
Group Controller Bruce Pepperell says that the
full brunt of the Cyclone is likely to miss the greater
Wellington Region, but residents should be vigilant when
traveling and take basic precautions at home. This should
include having an emergency kit, ensuring drains and gutters
run freely plus securing outdoor furniture and fittings.
People should also have back up plans in case there are
Emergency Management staff are continuing
to monitor the situation and will advise if further
precautions are warranted. In the meantime residents are
advised to continue to listen to local radio stations for
local weather forecasts and updates and to also take note of
any warnings that are issued.
For more information,
including updates on the Wellington situation outlook, visit
the WREMO website at www.getprepared.org.nz or visit the
facebook page at www.facebook.com/WREMOnz.
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