Climate change is a major source of concern for the government and protecting key infrastructure from rising waters and weather events is on its radar.

Met service has a say at Fiji meeting

Wednesday August 29, 2018

Met service director Arona Ngari earlier this month attended a weather conference in Fiji where he contributed to discussions on education training for Met Service personnel, particularly in the maritime and aviation industries.

Hail hits Mauke a second time

Tuesday August 14, 2018

People on Mauke are baffled after hail fell on the island for the second time this year, on Sunday night.

The Cook Islands is at risk of a high level of “water stress” as a result of abnormally low rainfall predicted over the next three months, says New Zealand’s National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA).

Cook Islands Meteorological Service director Arona Ngari will be guest speaker at the USP-Plus organisation’s regular evenings this month.

Weather system upgrade

Monday June 25, 2018

Members of the Solid Waste Management Committee and the Water, Waste and Sanitation Unit (WATSAN) of the Ministry of Infrastructure Cook Islands made the long hike to the summit of Te Kou on Thursday, to upgrade a weather-reading system.

The bad weather which has brought unexpected rain and gusty winds to Rarotonga was triggered by an anti-cyclone system southwest of the Cook Islands.

Carpark wiped out in Muri deluge

Wednesday April 11, 2018

A substantial amount of land at Koka Lagoon Cruise site in Muri has been wiped away following the immense rainfall on Monday night.

Yesterday morning’s Jetstar flight from New Zealand was cancelled on Monday night (CI time) after a crew member fell ill, delaying the departure of the Airbus 320 aircraft.

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