Weather Alert – Tropical Disturbance Approaching Tonga

Weather Alert – Tropical Disturbance Approaching Tonga – U.S. Embassy Suva, Fiji (February 7, 2019) Location: Tonga Event: The Tonga Meteorological Service advises that a tropical depression is approaching Tonga. The storm may intensify to a tropical cyclone and pass near Tonga Friday and Saturday, bringing heavy rain and strong winds. Actions to take: • …

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Weather Alert – Tropical Cyclone Mona approaching Fiji – U.S. Embassy Suva, Fiji (January 3, 2019)

Location: Fiji Islands Event: The Fiji Meteorological Service advises that Tropical Cyclone Mona is approaching Fiji and may strengthen to a category 2 cyclone by Saturday. In affected areas, forecasters predict the storm will bring heavy rain and strong, damaging winds. Actions to take: Monitor local media and weather forecasts. Be aware that the storm path …

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Weather Alert – Tropical Disturbance approaching Fiji – U.S. Embassy Suva, Fiji (December 30, 2018)

Event: The Fiji Meterological Service advises that a tropical disturbance is approaching the Fiji Islands. The storm is expected to intensify, possibly becoming a tropical cyclone. The storm is expected to affect Fiji starting Monday evening, bringing heavy rain and strong winds. Heavy rain warnings are in force for Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Suva Closure, December 5, 2018

The Embassy will close Wednesday, December 5, 2018, for a National Day of Mourning for the passing of President George H.W. Bush. All non-emergency consular appointments have been canceled. If you are an American citizen with an emergency that requires Embassy assistance, please call the Embassy at (679) 772-8049 and the on-call duty officer will …

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Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Suva, Fiji (April 9, 2018)

Location: Fiji, Tonga Event: Fiji: Tropical Cyclone Keni is forecast to pass by Fiji on Tuesday, April 10 as a Category 2 or Category 3 cyclone, causing destructive winds, waves, and flooding.  A tropical cyclone warning is in force for the western half of Viti Levu, the Yasawa and Mamanuca islands, Kadavu and smaller islands.  …

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Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Suva, Fiji

Location: New Caledonia Event: Tropical Cyclone Gita is forecast to pass near the Isle of Pines on Thursday, February 15, as a Category 4 cyclone, causing hurricane-force winds, waves, and possibly flooding. Actions to Take: · Avoid travel to low-lying areas until the storms have dissipated and flood waters have receded. · Monitor the local …

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Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Suva, Fiji

Location: Tonga and Fiji (Lau group) Event: Tropical Cyclone Gita is forecast to pass over the main islands of Tonga on Monday, February 12, and Tuesday, February 13, as a Category 4 or 5 cyclone, causing very destructive hurricane-force winds, waves, and possibly flooding. The Tongan government has declared a state of emergency and has …

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Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Suva, Fiji (February 11, 2018) 

Location: Tonga Event: Tropical Cyclone Gita is forecast to pass over the main islands of Tonga on Monday, February 12, and Tuesday, February 13, causing destructive winds, waves, and possibly flooding. Actions to Take: • Avoid travel to low-lying areas until the storms have dissipated and flood waters have receded. • Monitor the local news …

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