Massive Cloud Band Associated with Trough of Low Pressure Over Samoa

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FA’AMATALAGA O UIGA LOULOUĀ OLE TAU NUMERA VALU (8) – VAEGA O PEĀU MĀMĀ O LE ‘EA

FA’AMAUINA E LE OFISA O LE VA’AI-TAU I LE ITULA E 5:00 I LE AFIAFI NEI ASO TOFI 30 APERILA 2020

…LAPATA’IGA MO TIMUGA MAMAFA – FA’AMALOSIA MO SAMOA…

… FAUTUAGA MO LOLOGA – FA’AMALOSIA MO VAITAFE MA NOFOAGA E A’AFIA
GOFIE…

O se vaega o peāu māmā o le ‘ea o lo’o iai pea i luga o Samoa. O se vaega tele o ao e āfua mai i lenei vaega o peāu māmā o le ‘ea o lo’o aumaia timuga mamafa, o uila ma faititili fa’apea savili e tō fa’ata’uta’u ma a’afia ai le Atunu’u. O nei uiga loulouā o le tau o le ā tumau pea ona a’afia ai le Atunu’u i le po nei ma le Aso ā taeao a’o aga’i malie i Saute. O lea e alagatatau ai ona fa’amalosia pea lapata’iga mo timuga mamafa fa’apea fautuaga mo lologa i vaitafe ma nofoaga e a’afia gofie.

A’afiaga mo le Atunu’u:

E mamafa timuga ma e puaoa, e fa’ata’uta’u savili, e mase’ese’e ma puaoa auala i nofoaga maualuluga, ma e lolovaia nofoaga i tafāala ma vaega e a’afia gofie fa’apea alavai.

(‘O leisi fa’amatalaga ‘o uīga loulouā ‘o le tau ‘o le ‘a tu’uina atu ‘i le 5:00 i le vaveao a taeao)

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SEVERE WEATHER INFORMATION NUMBER EIGHT (8) – TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE

ISSUED BY THE SAMOA METEOROLOGY DIVISION AT 5:00 PM THURSDAY 30th APRIL 2020

… HEAVY RAIN WARNING – REMAINS FOR SAMOA…

…FLOOD ADVISORY – REMAINS FOR ALL MAJOR RIVERS AND VULNERABLE AREAS…

The trough of low pressure system remains over Samoa. A massive cloud band associated with the system continues to affect the group with heavy rain, thunderstorms and gusty winds. This system will maintain rainy and breezy weather conditions for tonight and tomorrow as it slowly moves southward. Therefore, the heavy rain warning remains enforced as well as the flood advisory for all major rivers and vulnerable areas.

Potential Impacts:

Heavy downpours with poor visibility, gusty winds, foggy and slippery roads over mountain passes and ranges, pooling near roadsides and waterways.

(The next severe weather information will be issued at 5:00 am tomorrow)