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Electricity restored in Apia Business Centre as 4,500 people displaced

16 December, 2012 - 10:19 am in Business, Cyclone Evan, Latest News, Local News, Weather

By Lance Polu APIA: MONDAY 17 DECEMBER 2012: Electricity supply has been restored to the Apia main business centre on Beach Road as work continue to restore power supply on Upolu island with broken electricity lines and poles pushed over at the height of Cyclone…

4 confirmed dead 8 missing from Cyclone Evan

14 December, 2012 - 5:40 pm in Cyclone Evan, Latest News, Local News, Weather

by Lance Polu SATURDAY 15 DECEMBER 2012: Police have confirmed that four are dead and eight are still missing from Cyclone Evan that lashed the Samoa…

Fire as Samoa remains under cyclone watch

12 December, 2012 - 1:05 pm in Cyclone Evan, Latest News, Local News, Weather

By Lagi Keresoma APIA: THURSDAY 13 DECEMBER 2012: The Samoa Islands remain under a hurricane watch as Cyclone Evan is expected to lie 29 miles South West…

Heavy rain and intense storms predicted for Samoa

5 November, 2012 - 5:41 pm in Environment, Local News, Weather

By Lagi Keresoma APIA: TUESDAY 06 NOVEMBER 2012: Samoa would be facing more extreme rainfalls that will occur more often and more intense cyclones in the future. This was gloomy prediction for Samoa contained in the latest report of the Pacific Climate Change…

The Pacific Ocean is on the brink of El Niño

6 August, 2012 - 11:40 am in Environment, Weather

APIA: 07 August 2012: The Pacific is about to enter an episode of El Niño, however the signal is mainly being seen in the ocean temperature, and not yet in the atmospheric circulation, according to the latest Island Climate Update. El Niños are usually characterised…