04 January 2004, Sydney 18:00 EDT
Cyclone Heta has been slowly moving
to the southwest which moves it farther away from Samoa, but now closer
to the French Territory of Wallis and Futuna.
All warnings have now been discontinued
for Tokelau although they are still experiencing intermittent squalls and
heavy rains. Heta's centre is now 350 km southwest of Nukunonu.
Given the increasing western component
of its track, Heta tonight and tomorrow is set to start passing between
Wallis Island and Savai'i, Samoa's western-most island probably as a Category