Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - 07:38
A tropical cyclone alert remains in force for Ha'apai, Vava'u and Tongatapu group. A strong wind warning remains in force for all Tonga land areas and coastal waters. Tropical depression 11f located near Lifuka, west of Tonga, is moving towards the east-southeast at 12 knots or about 22 km/hours. The depression may develop into a tropical cyclone within the next 12 or 24 hours, Tonga's Meteorological Service warned in its Special Weather Bulletin at 6:20am today.