Tropical Cyclone Warning Category 2 (55-72 Mph) is now cancelled for Samoa

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SPECIAL WEATHER BULLETIN NUMBER ELEVEN (11) FOR SAMOA
ISSUED BY SAMOA METEOROLOGICAL SERVICES AT 231800 UTC OR 07.00 AM 
SUNDAY 24th APRIL 2016

 TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CATEGORY 2 (55-72 mph) IS NOW CANCELLED FOR SAMOA.

TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CATEGORY 1 (39-54 mph) REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE EASTERN SIDE OF UPOLU.

HEAVY RAIN WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SAMOA.    

FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS DUE TO HIGH SURF.

Tropical Cyclone Amos Category Three (3) was located at 13.76 South, 171.12 West or at about 95 km East of Faleolo or 72 km East of Apia or 46 km Northeast of Aleipata at 231500 UTC or 04:00a.m early this morning.  

TC Amos continues to move East- Southeast away from Samoa at a speed of 18 mph. Based on its current forecast track, TC Amos is expected to relocate at about 64 km North Northeast of PagoPago or 113 km East of Aleipata or 150km  East of Apia by 01.00 pm today.

Today:
Isolated to scattered showers, heavy fall possible with thunderstorms.
East to Southeast winds of 15-25 mph gusts up to 45mph mainly eastern side of Upolu. Storm surge of 14-16 feet.

Monday:
Isolated showers.
Expect Southerly winds of 10-20 mph and possibly increase up to 25 mph at times. Diminishing storm surge of 10-12 feet.

Potential Impact – River overflows, Slippery road, Poor Visibility, flooding, landslide and flying objects. 

 (The next Special Weather Bulletin will be issued at 1.00p.m in the afternoon or sooner if conditions warrant)

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LIPOTI FAAPITOA NUMERA SEFULU TASI (11) MO SAMOA
SAUNIA E LE OFISA VAAI TAU I APIA ILE ITULA E 7:00 ILE TAEAO NEI
ASO SA 24, APERILA 2016

LAPATAIAGA O MATAGI AFA VAEGA LUA (55-72 maila ile itula) UA FAÁLĒAOGĀINA NEI.

LAPATAIGA MO MATAGI AFA VAEGA MUAMUA 1 (39-54 mph) O LOÓ FAAMALOSIA PEA MO VAEGA I SASAÉ O UPOLU.

LAPATAIGA MO TIMUGA MAMAFA O LOO FAAMALOSIA PEA MO SAMOA

FAUTUAGA MO LOLOGA O LOO FAAMALOSIA PEA MO NOFOAGA MAUALALALO TU-MATAFAGA ONA O GALU FAFATI MAUALULUGA.

O le Afā o Amos Matagi Afā Vaega Tolu (3) lona malosiaga sa iai lea e tusa ma le 95 kilomita i Sasaé o Faleolo, poo le 72 kilomita i Sasaé o Apia po’o le 46 kilomita i Matu i Sasaé o Aleipata ile itula e 04:00  ile vaveao nei.
 
O Amos o lo’o aga'i ese atu ma Samoa i Sasa’e Saute-i-Sasaé ile saoasaoa e 18 maila ile itula. Afai ae faatumauina lona auala ua fuafuaina, e ono iai lea e tusa ma le 64 kilomita i Matu Matu-i-Sasa’e o PagoPago poo le 113 kilomita i Sasa’e  o Aleipata poo le 150 kilomita i Sasa’e o Apia ile itula e 01.00 ile aoauli nei.

Mo le Asō:
E toulu vava solo ai timu faásolo ina taápe ma mamafa i nisi o taimi, faapea uila ma faititili.
O savili o le Mataupolu (Sasa’e) agai le Tuāoloa (Saute-i-Sasa’e) e 15-25 maila ile itula, ae faata’uta’u mai ile 45 maila ile itula i nisi o taimi aemaise i vaega i Sasaé o Upolu. O galu afā e 14-16 futu.

Aso Gafua:
E toulu vava solo ai timu.
O savili o le Toga (Saute) e 10-20 maila ile itula, ma e ono oo atu ile 25 maila ile itula i nisi o taimi. O galu āfa 10-12 futu fa’asolo ina fa’aitiitia.

A’afiaga – Tatafe Vaitafe, Mase’ese’e ma Puaoa aualatele, Lologa, Ele’ele Solo ma Felelei solo mea Faitino.

(O le isi Lipoti ole Tau Faapitoa ole a maua atu le itula e 1:00 ile aoauli nei po’o se taimi lata mai pe a tusa ai ma suiga o le Tau)

More details http://www.samet.gov.ws/index.php/forecasting-services/special-weather-bulletin


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