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Power Outages and School Closures as Ex-Cyclone Lola Hits Upper North Island

Power Outages and School Closures as Ex-Cyclone Lola Hits Upper North Island

Ex-cyclone Lola is causing power outages and school closures in the upper North Island of New Zealand. More than 4,000 homes in Northland are without

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Ex-cyclone Lola is causing power outages and school closures in the upper North Island of New Zealand. More than 4,000 homes in Northland are without power due to high winds causing damage to power lines. Several schools in the Coromandel region have been closed due to strong winds and heavy rain. While the rain is of concern, the area is more worried about the forecasted heavy rainfall than the wind. The strong winds have led to damage to trees and power lines. People are advised to stock up on supplies and stay at home until the weather system passes. High swells and wind gusts have affected coastal communities in the upper North Island. The weather conditions are expected to ease by Tuesday.

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