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07 Jan 2019 description
report Samoa News

Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The National Weather Service in Pago Pago has issued a Flash Flood Watch for all of American Samoa, through Monday afternoon.

An active monsoon trough produced numerous to occasional showers with embedded thunderstorms Saturday afternoon is expected to continue to do so through the early hours Sunday.

Flash flooding conditions in low lying areas and on roadways are possible. Also, landslides and mudslides are highly probable along steep slopes and mountainous areas.


12 May 2017 description

Heavy rain in American Samoa has caused major flooding in the territory.

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20 Feb 2017 description

People in American Samoa are being warned of flash flooding and high winds which could down power lines.

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29 Nov 2015 description

Emergency services in Samoa, American Samoa and Tonga are getting a clearer picture this morning of the damage left by Tropical Cyclone Tuni.

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31 Jul 2014 description

A teenage girl has died and homes have been evacuated under the threat of landslides following a day of severe weather in America Samoa.

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30 Sep 2009 description

As earthquakes are being reported in Indonesia the Red Cross Red Crescent is now responding to four near-simultaneous disasters in Asia Pacific.

The Asia Pacific region is tragically living up to its reputation as one of the most disaster-prone regions of the world with four near-simultaneous disasters - devastation from Typhoon Ketsana and torrential rains in the Philippines and Viet Nam in South East Asia, and a strong earthquake followed by a tsunami on the Samoan islands, in the Pacific.