Weather Alert: U.S. Embassy Port Moresby, covering Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu

Location:  Pacific Ocean / Southwest Pacific Basin

Event:  Tropical Cyclone Season in the South Pacific Ocean began November 1, 2020 and ends on April 30, 2021.

The New Zealand National Institute for Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) forecasts that 8 to10 named tropical cyclones could occur in the Southwest Pacific Basin between now and April 2021.

The U.S. Embassy and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recommend that U.S. citizens in Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu make preparations for cyclone season now.

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