Weather

Passing the buck on cyclone hazards

Friday February 26, 2016

Old and unsafe buildings and trees on Rarotonga could quickly be transformed into lethal weapons if a cyclone hits the island.

A tropical disturbance located in the Southern Cook Islands could form into a tropical cyclone over the next 24 hours.

THE Cook Islands Meteorological Service says unpredictable tropical cyclone Winston will not affect the Cook Islands directly, but rough seas and strong winds are already being experienced and are expected to continue.

Cyclone Winston not a threat here

Saturday February 13, 2016

Cook Islands may start feeling the effects of Tropical Cyclone Winston with some rough seas by Monday.

Cyclone Winstone watched cautiously

Friday February 12, 2016

Cook Islands may face the brunt of Cyclone Winston by Thursday next week if the category two cyclone remains on its projected path.

Cook Islands waiting for rain

Thursday February 11, 2016

Everyone who has been dreading the heat of the past few days, and keeping a close eye on the clouds up on the mountains around Ikurangi, can expect  rain showers in the next few days.

Fragile buildings cyclone concern

Tuesday December 08, 2015

With the Cook Islands now into the cyclone season, fragile buildings around Rarotonga have become a concern for the Emergency Management Cook Islands (EMCI).

Waitangi walk, run

Monday February 02, 2015

Today’s Run No 1804 will celebrate NZ’s Waitangi Day (Feb 6).  

‘Weather bomb’ moves away

Thursday January 29, 2015

A ‘weather bomb’ predicted to hit Rarotonga this weekend is unlikely to eventuate, but the weather could still worsen from today.

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