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Tropical Cyclone Sarai to reach Tonga on Sunday

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 27/12/2019

Tropical Cyclone “SARAI” is expected to be closing into Tonga waters between Sunday (29th December 2019) to Monday (30th December 2019).

The category one storm was named at 1this morning from Fiji Meteorological Services.

Yesterday, Tonga’s MET Office said, it was only a tropical depression 03F but today has formed into a tropical cyclone.

However, the public is being advised to observe the tropical cyclone alerts and warnings issued during the Christmas and New Year season.

Acting Director of the MET office – Laitia Fifita says, although the cyclone is still far away however it is important to prepare.

The Fua’amotu Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre (FTCWC), will be activated at around 1pm local time this afternoon.

 

 

 

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