All schools will be closed tomorrow and we are being encouraged to stay home with our extra bottles of water, candles and basic provisions.
More news will normally be available at 5:00 local time at Meteo France's Alerte cyclonique page.
This blog on New Caledonia is for those of you who ever wondered what life on a tiny island in the South Pacific might be like. Tired of bracing winter winds, the stress of an inner city or simply dreaming of a life change? This is a blog about what happens when, in the words of Yogi Berra, "you come to a fork in the road, [and] take it".