Evacuations Underway Before Cyclone Cook Batters North Island

  • As per reports, cyclone cook is on its way towards the North Island and coromandel residents are being asked to evacuate, schools have been shut and roads in Auckland are jammed with traffic as people are trying to leave the city.

    The Auckland Harbour Bridge may close depending upon the increased wind gusts. Ferries across the harbor will probably be canceled.

    Heavy rains and high winds are forecasted for New Zealand. The cyclone is expected to make a landfall on Thursday evening.

    Sources say that this storm is going to be the worst in decades.