Forecasts of drier conditions in the second half of 2017 may lead to the development of an El Nino climate cycle according to the Department of Meteorology (MET). However, although there is a 50% chance of El Nino developing, the El Nino - South Oscillation (ENSO) remains neutral.
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Tuesday 16 May 2017
Tuesday 10 January 2017
There is more sweltering warm weather ahead, says Tonga’s Meteorology department, with temperatures forecast to remain between 25C – 31C during the week with humidity between 80 - 90%. If you are heading to the beach to cool off, be aware of extreme high tides during the evenings this week.
Tuesday 1 September 2015
Training for weather forecasters and staff of the National Emergency Office (NEMO) to improve lead-time and accurate severe weather warnings issued to the public is being held in Nuku’alofa this week.