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WMO Website, 17th October 2018
Strengthening Hydro-meteorological and Early Warning Services in the Pacific
| 22-Oct-2018
Relief Web, 2nd June 2018 | 25-Jul-2018
Update: 6:11PM -  AN ocean science training and stakeholder engagement workshop held in Tonga this week has encouraged the Tonga Meteorological Service to develop a monthly Ocean Outlook to provide critical ocean information and forecasts to the public. | 27-Nov-2017
Samoa is now able to access the image data from the most recent generation of geostationary meteorological satellites. | 01-Nov-2017
“At 4 o’clock sharp this Thursday July 27, we will trigger every | 28-Jul-2017
Source(s):  United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)
By Andrew McElroy
| 11-Jul-2017
The El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) remains neutral. However, the SPREP’s ENSO Outlook status is at El Niño WATCH, meaning there is around a 50% chance of El Niño developing in 2017. | 25-May-2017
Current El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) remains at neutral condition (condition that is not in El Nino nor La Nina but in between). | 31-Mar-2017
A recent study by Cheng et al has found that the world’s ocean is warming 13% faster than we previously thought.  This new study corrected observed temperatures for known errors to gain a better agreement between Argo profiling floats and shipboard measurements in conjunction with new spatial interpolation techniques.  This allowed the researchers to gain a more comprehensive and more accurate | 31-Mar-2017
Solomon Island Meteorological Service (SIMS) put pen to paper to confirm a long term partnership with the Solomon Island Red Cross Society (SIRCS). | 31-Mar-2017
To help Fijian scientists track oceanic climate change for their islands in the sun, Cornell’s Bruce Monger unveils eyes in the sky: satellite remote sensing. | 22-Feb-2017
A RECENT research has shown the frequency of tropical cyclones (TCs) could increase by up to 40 per cent in the horseshoe-shaped region of Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Marshall Islands and Hawaii. | 19-Jan-2017
The Framework for Resilient Development in the Pacific: An Integrated Approach to Address | 19-Oct-2016
The importance of improving coastal inundation forecasting for coastal communities and maritime safety for local fishermen and small crafts was a major outcome of discussions held by the Pacific Islands Marine and Ocean Services (PIMOS) Panel.  This will be put before the Pacific Meteorological Council Meeting to be held in Solomon Islands next year. | 28-Jun-2016
A new report has spelt out the lessons learnt from Cyclone Pam, urging better warning systems and co-ordination between the Vanuatu governmen | 28-Jun-2016
Delegates from the Pacific region came together today to officially launch the Pacific Resilience Program (PREP) - a series of projects to strengthen Pacific Island countries’ resilience to natural disasters and climate change. | 28-Jun-2016
In a bid to formulate sustainable development plans, seven communities in the Nacula District in the Yasawas are currently undergoing consultations. | 08-Jun-2016
The Line Islands Group in Kiribati is two hours ahead of the capital Tarawa where the Kiribati Meteorological Service (KMS) is based.  As such, the timely preparation of weather bulletins, in particular, weather warnings need to factor in this time difference. | 28-Apr-2016
El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is the main driver of | 28-Apr-2016
People cannot say they haven’t been warned.
We must be appreciative of the fact that we now have a very reliable weather warning system in place.
The Government is ensuring people get plenty of notice and plenty of time to be prepared.
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| 20-Apr-2016
Global monthly mean surface temperature anomaly for February 2016 have eclipsed the last year’s record by 0.4°C, reaching 1.35°C.  The previous monthly record, set in January 2016 was 1.14°C and last year’s annual record was 0.84°C.  These temperature anomalies are calculated against a baseline period of 1951-1980, so this increase doesn’t represent the full change since the | 31-Mar-2016
Strong El Niño condition continued during January 2016; and is likely to persist for another few months. Sea surface temperature (SST) anomalies still exceed +2°C in the central and eastern Pacific, but have weakened from the peak values in November-December 2015. | 29-Feb-2016

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