TC Lucas affecting Vanuatu and New Caledonia
Update: 2nd of February, 11:00 a.m. UTC
Tropical cyclone Lucas is moving southeast over the Coral Sea, near 18.4S 166.1E, affecting most of Vanuatu and New Caledonia. Maximum sustainable winds are currently 83 km/h (45 kt).
Lucas can possibly make landfall in New Caledonia on February 3. Heavy rains over Vanuatu and New Caledonia will continue for the next 48 hours and will be accompanied by strong winds and storm surge.
Flash flooding is expected in low-lying areas and areas close to river banks.
And the recent addition on Windy of radars in New Caledonia allows to see live rainfall.