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Niuatoputapu passengers grounded as Cyclone Ian crosses ferry route

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Niuatoputapu passengers grounded as Cyclone Ian crosses ferry route

A crowd of around 200 New Year’s visitors remain onshore at Tonga’s remote Niuatoputapu Island today, as Severe Tropical Cyclone Ian is expected to track across the ferry route between Niuatoputapu and southern Tonga, intensifying into a Category 4 storm over the next two days.

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