Weather

Season’s second cyclone moves on

Thursday January 22, 2015

The  second cyclone of the 2014-2015 season was yesterday afternoon passing to the north of Papeete and was expected to reach Rurutu, 572kms southwest of Tahiti by last night. 

Road users are being warned to drive with care at numerous locations around Rarotonga where road repairs are being carried out.

Weekend rain hits water intakes hard

Wednesday January 07, 2015

Water Works maintenance personnel have been hard at work since the weekend, repairing problems at water intakes around the island.

Heavy rain that kept most indoors also resulted in no reported vehicle crashes on Rarotonga between December 29 and 12 pm yesterday.

2015 gets a damp welcome

Friday January 02, 2015

Heavy rains on either side of New Year ’s Day caused surface flooding to low-lying areas across the island.

Damp outlook for New Year’s Eve

Tuesday December 30, 2014

A tropical depression which threatened the northern Cook Islands last week was responsible for the wet weather which hampered Christmas

Sun on the menu for Christmas Day

Tuesday December 23, 2014

The burning question for many as the final countdown to Christmas begins, is whether the weather will be kind to those planning to enjoy an outdoor feast with friends and family on Christmas Day.

Substandard housing means a large number of homes on Atiu could be damaged if a cyclone struck the island.

Braced for possibility of cyclones

Thursday December 18, 2014

As the Cook Islands braces for an active cyclone season, key stakeholders have met to ensure the country is fully prepared.

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