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  • Pacific Islands’ drought driven by El Nino

    Date Published - December 03, 2015

    The United Nations estimates as many as 4.7 million people are at risk from water shortages, food insecurity and disease across the Pacific region due... Read More
  • Dispute As To Facts Of Kiribati Yacht Arrest

    Date Published - May 31, 2008

    Several concerned sailors have contacted Noonsite regarding a news item we published in April regarding the arrest of the crew of German yacht Atlantis in... Read More
  • Western Pacific: Super Typhoon Halong Astonishing Meteorologists

    Date Published - November 06, 2019

    With peak winds at close to 305kmh and a transformation from a Category 2 hurricane to Category 5 overnight, super-typhoon Halong’s intensity makes it the... Read More
  • Pacific Islands Measles Outbreak: Immunisation Status Required to Clear-In

    Date Published - November 21, 2019

    A number of Pacific Islands including Samoa, Tonga and Fiji, are currently suffering a measles outbreak with surrounding islands preparing for the same. Cruisers who... Read More
  • Pacific Weather: NOAA Announces Gridded Forecasts now Operational

    Date Published - November 10, 2021

    NOAA’s National Hurricane Centre (NHC) has announced that offshore and high seas gridded forecasts for the Pacific Basin have gone from experimental to operational. This... Read More
  • Pacific: Cyclone Season Preview for 2021/2022

    Date Published - November 05, 2021

    The 2021/2022 Pacific Cyclone Season officially began on November 1 and forecasters are predicting between nine and 12 tropical storms, with three potentially reaching Tropical... Read More
  • Pacific: COVID-19 Pandemic Now Affecting Island Nations

    Date Published - January 26, 2022

    After keeping COVID-19 at bay for nearly two years, many of the Pacific’s smaller island nations, such as Kiribati and Samoa, are now seeing cases... Read More