Showing posts with label Fiji. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Fiji. Show all posts

Saturday, December 19, 2020

Cyclone Yasa: Fijian islands in disarray from 'monster' storm, extent of damage unclear |

Cyclone Yasa

Fijians and expats are rallying to support those hit hardest by Tropical Cyclone Yasa, as some villages are left to pick up the pieces where “100 per cent” of homes have been destroyed.

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Giant waves feared as Fiji braces for Category 5 Cyclone Yasa | Al Jazeera

Cyclone Yasa

The Fiji government ordered a nationwide curfew on Thursday, including a ban on public transportation, with a potentially devastating cyclone expected to unleash powerful winds and flooding on the island nation within a day.

Friday, November 03, 2017

Nations to work on curbing climate change despite Trump

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Governments, scientists, industry groups and environmental campaigners are meeting in Germany next week to discuss implementing a global agreement to curb climate change, despite uncertainty over how the United States will figure into the effort.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Pacific nations warned to be vigilant for coming cyclone season

Islands in the Southwest Pacific are expected to suffer eight to 10 tropical cyclones -- five or six of them severe -- in the coming tropical cyclone season, New Zealand government meteorologists said Friday.

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

All schools closed in Fiji as Tropical Cyclone Zena nears

All schools in Fiji were directed to close on Wednesday as Tropical Cyclone Zena was approaching and the Pacific island country's low-lying areas were flooded due to heavy rainfall.

Monday, February 29, 2016

Fiji cyclone disaster 'almost unprecedented'

New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully left for Fiji Monday to discuss further aid to the cyclone-battered Pacific island nation.

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Fiji braces for Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston

A POWERFUL category-five tropical cyclone, being described as the strongest on record in the southern hemisphere, is bearing down on Fiji’s outer islands with hurricane-force winds of 300km/h.

Friday, September 25, 2015

Νέα Ζηλανδία: Απέλαση του επίδοξου «πρώτου πρόσφυγα λόγω κλιματικής αλλαγής»

 Η Νέα Ζηλανδία απέλασε έναν υπήκοο του Κιριμπάτι που είχε σκοπό να γίνει ο πρώτος πρόσφυγας κλιματικής αλλαγής στον κόσμο, όπως ανακοίνωσαν υποστηρικτές της προσπάθειας του 39χρονου Ιοάν Τεϊτιότα.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Fiji issues tsunami advisory after Chile quake

Fiji on Thursday issued a tsunami advisory after a powerful 8.3-magnitude quake struck off the coast of Chile, advising coastal dwellers of the possibility of tsunami waves.

Monday, September 07, 2015

Paris climate talks our last chance, say Pacific leaders

Pacific leaders said Monday that upcoming climate talks in Paris are the last chance for the world to reach an agreement that can save their vulnerable island nations.

Friday, September 04, 2015

Pacific island countries sign declaration on climate change

The Pacific Islands Development Forum's (PIDF) 3rd summit concluded Friday, where the Suva Declaration on Climate Change was signed, formed a common voice before a United Nations climate conference is held in France later this year.

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