22 Feb 2017

Cyclone Bart moving away from Cook Islands quickly

3:07 pm on 22 February 2017

Tropical Cyclone Bart is weakening and quickly moving away from the southern Cook Islands.

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Photo: 123RF

Gale and heavy swell warnings for Rarotonga and Mangaia were cancelled this morning.

By midnight, the system should be about 1,000 kilometres southeast of Rarotonga.

It should weaken to a depression and pass to the south of French Polynesia.