Strong winds cause electrical black out

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STRONG winds from the current bad weather in the country has caused electrical blackout yesterday for residents at Tulaghi’s National Fisheries Development (NFD) area.

This was after a tree was reported to have fallen on an electrical post at the Smoking Area.

Attempt to get information from the Solomon Power Office at Tulaghi was not possible but it is understood according to report that they are aware of the situation and are working on it.

From the Solomon Islands Meteorological Service weather forecast issued, People should take precautionary measures during this time as bad weather associated with the tropical low poses threats to lives and properties.

All the provinces of Solomon Islands will continue to experience heavy rain showers and isolated thunderstorms today at times which may lead to localised flooding.