Ex-Tropical Cyclone Mal has moved away from Tongan waters. Tonga Met reported that the cyclone system located to the southwest of Tonga had weakened to a low pressure, yesterday and will no longer directly affect Tonga. Previous gale warnings for Tele-ki-Tonga and Tele-ki-Tokelau coastal waters have since been downgraded to strong wind warnings.
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Results for El Nino event
Friday 17 November 2023
Tuesday 26 September 2023
An El Niño has been officially declared for Tonga today, by the Tonga Meteorology Department, meaning that the Central and Eastern Pacific Ocean is now warmer than usual, expecting warmer temperatures, less rainfall, and a more active cyclone season.
Saturday 25 January 2020
Tonga Met are seeing the likelihood for the onset of an El Nino event which brings a higher risk of Tropical Cyclones to Tonga. Less than a week after Severe Tropical Cyclone Tino another Tropical Depression (TD05F) has developed just east of the neighboring Samoa Islands, Tonga Met reported this morning.