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A cyclone bearing down on New Caledonia in the South Pacific was upgraded on Monday to a category five storm, the most destructive wind-speed level, prompting local authorities to order people to stay indoors and take shelter.Gusts close to the center of Cyclone Donna were estimated to be as strong as 300 km per hour (186 mph), according to the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazards department, with the storm projected to make landfall late on Tuesday."There is enormous uncertainty about the speed and trajectory of Donna at the moment, we are unable to tell people how long they will have to stay at home for," Olivier Ciry, a spokesman at the Civil Defense and Risk Management agency told Reuters by telephone.

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The storm has whipped up huge swells in the Coral Sea, with the center roughly 200 km north of New Caledonia, and 350 km west of the Vanuatu capital, Port Vila.

It was moving southeast at about 12 km (7.5 miles)per hour.

Peter Salway considers the Caledonians to have consisted of indigenous Pictish tribes speaking a language closely related to or a branch of Brittonic augmented by fugitive Brythonic resistance fighters fleeing from Britannia.

The Caledonian tribe, after which the historical Caledonian Confederacy is named, may have been joined in conflict with Rome by tribes in northern central Scotland by this time, such as the Vacomagi, Taexali and Venicones recorded by Ptolemy.

The Caledonian Britons were enemies of the Roman Empire, which was the occupying force then administering most of Great Britain as the Roman province of Britannia.

The Caledonians, like many Celtic tribes in Britain, were hillfort builders and farmers who defeated and were defeated by the Romans on several occasions.

(Placename) an island in the SW Pacific, east of Australia: forms, with its dependencies, a French Overseas Country; discovered by Captain Cook in 1774; rich mineral resources.

, Kalēdōnes) or the Caledonian Confederacy were a group of indigenous peoples of what is now Scotland during the Iron Age and Roman eras.

The European and Polynesian populations gradually increased in the years leading to the nickel boom of 1969–1972, and the Melanesians became a minority, though they were still the largest ethnic group.

culminating in 1988 with a bloody hostage-taking in Ouvéa.

The Bulletin de la Société générale des prisons for 1888 indicates that 10,428 convicts, including 2,329 freed ones, were on the island as of , by far the largest number of convicts detained in overseas penitentiaries.

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