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27 Nov 1987 description

UNDRO 87/2516

FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA
TROPICAL STORM NINA - UNDRO SITUATION REPORT NO. 1
27 NOVEMBER 1987

SITUATION

1. FOLLOWING AN OFFICIAL REQUEST TO UNDRO FOR AN INTERNATIONAL APPEAL TO BE LAUNCHED THE UNDRO/UNDP RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE HAS REPORTED THAT:

2. DURING THE EARLY HOURS OF THE 21ST NOVEMBER, TRUK WAS DEVASTATED BY TROPICAL STORM NINA WITH WINDS EXEEDING 80 KNOTS. MOEN ISLAND, TRUK STATE CENTRE IS WITHOUT ELECTRICITY AND WATER AND ONLY 2 TELEPHONE LINES ARE PRESENTLY WORKING.