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Tag Archives: Fiji Meteorological Service
Late-season tropical cyclone Zena in the South Pacific
Over the last few hours Tropical Cyclone Zena has formed across the northern islands of Vanuatu in the south-west Pacific . This is a late-season storm, with the southern hemisphere season typically tailing off in April. As we said in … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Fiji Meteorological Service, heavy rain, Met Office, strong winds, thunderstorms, Tropical Cyclone Zena, Vanuatu Comments Off on Late-season tropical cyclone Zena in the South Pacific
Parts of southern Asia and south-west Pacific braced for severe weather
Residents in parts of southern Asia and the south-west Pacific are bracing themselves for potentially severe weather this weekend. Of particular concern is the potential for flash floods, landslides and avalanches in Pakistan, while Bangladesh and the north-east Indian district … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged avalanche, Bangladesh, Fiji, Fiji Meteorological Service, flash flooding, Met Office, Pakistan, Thunderstorm, Tornado, tornadoes, tropical cyclone, Vanuatu 1 Comment
World weather roundup
In this blog we take a look at what’s happening around the world where the weather is straying away from what’s normal or has the potential to bring disruption. North America A deep area of low pressure will bring the … Continue reading
Cyclone Quartet in the Tropics
There are currently four cyclones active across tropical regions of the Pacific and Indian Oceans. Here we take a look at each storm and its impacts. Cyclone Pam is the most intense of the four cyclones and, at the time … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Australian Bureau of Meteorology, Bavi, Fiji Meteorological Service, Japan Meteorological Agency, Nathan, Olwyn, Pam, Tropical cyclones, tropical cyclones in the Pacific, tropical storms Comments Off on Cyclone Quartet in the Tropics
Cyclone Evan strikes Samoa
Towards the end of every year tropical storm activity moves from the northern hemisphere to the southern hemisphere. The South Indian Ocean has already spawned three tropical storms including the unusually strong early season Cyclone Anais in October. Attention has … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged American Samoa, Apia, Cyclone Evan, Evan, Fiji, Fiji Meteorological Service, hurricane, Met Office, Samoa, Superstorm Sandy, tropical cyclone, Typhoon Comments Off on Cyclone Evan strikes Samoa
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