ALL TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNINGS CANCELLED FOR SOLOMONS: S.I. MET

The Tropical Cyclone Pam. Photo credit: blog.metservice.com

The Tropical Cyclone Pam. Photo credit: blog.metservice.com

All Tropical Cyclone Warnings for Cyclone Pam in the country has been cancelled.

The cancellation occurred yesterday.

In its final tropical cyclone bulletin issued at 1:41 am yesterday, the Met Service says all tropical cyclone watch and warnings for Tropical Cyclone Pam are now cancelled.

The Met Service, however, warns, strong wind warnings are still in force for all Provinces.

Meanwhile, an active monsoon trough with links to Tropical Cyclone Nathan is currently lying over the country.

The Met Services warned yesterday, the trough is located off the Northern Australian coast and is tracking eastwards towards the south of Solomon Islands.

The Met Services also issued a Heavy Rain Warning Number 18 at 5 pm yesterday.

Meanwhile, the United Nations Secretary-General has expressed his condolences to the President of the Republic of Vanuatu Baldwin Lonsdale when they met on the margins of the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan.

The Secretary-General said that his thoughts are with the people of Vanuatu as it faces the impacts of tropical cyclone Pam.

The Secretary-General noted that Vanuatu’s situation further highlighted the importance of the Sendai conference, as well as the
urgent need for ambitious action on both disaster risk reduction and on climate change.

He expressed his full support and that of the UN system to Vanuatu, adding that the Organization stands ready to help in any way that it can.

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