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Weather Alert: Severe Tropical Cyclone Yasa nearing Tonga
December 18, 2020


Weather alert: U.S. Embassy Suva, Fiji (December 18, 2020)

Severe Tropical Cyclone Yasa nearing Tonga

Location:  Tonga

Event: The Tonga Meteorological Service has issued a tropical cyclone warning for Tropical Cyclone Yasa. The cyclone will bring heavy rain and strong, damaging winds to affected areas.

The U.S. Embassy is closed Friday. For emergencies involving U.S. citizens, the Embassy’s duty officer can be reached at +679 772 8049. (Please note that the duty officer is unable to assist with visa-related issues.)

Actions to take:

  • Monitor local media and weather forecasts. Be aware that forecast storm paths can change.
  • Follow directions of local officials.
  • Do not walk or drive across flooded areas.