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Results for Tonga Met Services

Monday 29 January 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The heaviest rain dumped in Tongatapu over a 24-hour period so far this year was recorded today with the island receiving more than half of the month’s average rainfall, delaying the start of the school year for government schools.
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Monday 16 October 2017
Cyclone Ian

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga may expect up to two cyclones in the coming cyclone season, according to the latest meteorological prediction. Tonga Met states there is a 40-50% chance that at least one of them could be a Severe Tropical Cyclone (Category 3 or above).
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Monday 14 December 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga is currently experiencing strong El Nino conditions bringing cooler night time temperatures with the lowest recorded at 14.6°C for November, in Fua'amotu. However, the lowest temperature so far for the year was 12.0°C in August.
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Thursday 19 February 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With below average rainfall expected over the next three-months, drought warnings remain in force for the whole of the Tonga group, and the public is advised to use water wisely and collect as much rainwater as possible during the current peak of the rainy season. However, the El Nino warning previously in force for Tonga has now been downgraded to an El Nino watch.
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Friday 8 February 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Nuku‘alofa is experiencing flash flooding of low-lying areas, with water coming inside some homes, after thunderstorms this afternoon dumped almost a month's rainfall over Tongatapu in only seven hours.
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