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Solomon Islands: Heavy Rain Warning Number No. 15 (12 Feb 2019)

Pays
Îles Salomon
Sources
Govt. Solomon Islands
Date de publication
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HEAVY RAIN WARNING NUMBER FIFTEEN ISSUED BY THE SOLOMON ISLANDS METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE AT 7:00AM THIS MORNING, TUESDAY 12th FEBRUARY, 2019.

A HEAVY RAIN WARNING STILL REMAIN IN FORCE FOR MOST PROVINCES.

SITUATION: A MONSOON TROUGH LINKS TO A LOW LOCATED IN THE CORAL SEAS, SOUTH OF SOLOMON ISLANDS. ASSOCIATED HEAVY RAIN IS STILL EXPECTED TO AFFECT THE SOLOMON ISLANDS.

SUCH HEAVY RAIN CAN LEAD TO FLASH FLOOD OR FLOODING AND POSSIBLE LANDSLIDE OVER COMMUNITIES LIVING NEAR HILL SLOPES, CLOSE TO LARGE RIVERS, STREAMS AND LOW LYING AREAS.

PEOPLE LIVING NEAR HILL SLOPES, CLOSE TO RIVERS, STREAMS AND LOW LYING AREAS ARE THEREFORE STRONGLY ADVISE TO TAKE SAFETY MEASURES TO AVOID DANGER AND LOSS OF LIVES AND PROPERTIES.

MOTORISTS ARE ALSO ADVISE TO USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN TRAVELLING ON ROAD.

DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS RIVERS AND LARGE STREAMS OF UNKNOWN DEPTH.

Next update will be issued at 7pm this evening; 12th February, 2019.