Samoa Emergency Operations Centre activated due to cyclone WasiChristian Fernsby ▼ | February 22, 2020
The Samoa government has activated the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) to prepare for Tropical Cyclone Wasi.
Weather in Samoa Cyclone Wasi
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"Heavy rain warnings remain in effect for Samoa; landslides are possible for vunlerable areas," according to the Samoa meteorological service.
Tropical Cyclone Wasi is slow moving east southeast at 12km/hr with winds close to the centre at 83kph.
Flood warnings remain for all major rivers and vulnerable areas. Coastal flood advisories remain effective for low-lying coastal areas due to high surf.
The National Emergency Operations Centre will take the lead on all national coordination and national response in regards to Tropical Cyclone Wasi, in collaboration with all Emergency Response Agencies. ■