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05 Jul 2018 description

The Northern Marianas government is hunkering down for the worst with the possibility that Tropical Storm Maria could intensify into a typhoon overnight.

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21 May 2018 description

The Northern Marianas is to replace almost 800 wooden power poles which had been damaged by Super Typhoon Soudelor.

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03 May 2018 description

Agreements on climate change and illegal fishing were among a slew of resolutions signed by leaders last week at the 23rd Micronesian Islands Forum in Saipan.

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23 Apr 2018 description

Ten homes on Saipan still still have unrepaired damage Typhoon Soudelor which ravaged the island in 2015, according to the non-profit group tasked with spearheading the recovery in the Northern Marianas.

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25 Jan 2018 description

More than two years after Typhoon Soudelor struck the Northern Marianas, 46 families on Saipan still require assistance.

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23 Oct 2017 description

People on the Northern Marianas island of Rota are being warned to prepare for an approaching tropical storm.

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06 Sep 2017 description

More than 100 families are still without homes on Saipan two years after Typhoon Soudelor devastated the island.

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17 Jul 2017 description

An NGO in the Northern Marianas is appealing for $US650,000 to house about 50 families living in desperate circumstances nearly two years after Typhoon Soudelor struck the territory.

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28 Dec 2016 description

Health authorities in the Northern Marianas have issued an alert urging residents to be cautious of mosquito bites following an outbreak of dengue in Palau.

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22 Dec 2016 description

Oakland, Calif. –  Following Typhoon Souder’s devastating impacts to Saipan, President Obama issued a major disaster declaration on August 5, 2015 for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), making federal assistance available to aid individuals and communities in the recovery efforts for damages that occurred August 1-3, 2015. 

22 Jan 2016 description

The Northern Marianas says it needs another 14 million US dollars to rebuild homes destroyed by Typhoon Soudelor last year.

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21 Jan 2016 description
report Government of Guam

The National Weather Service (NWS) Forecast Office, Tiyan, Guam has issued a drought information statement to include the Mariana Islands and Chuuk State.

One of the strongest El Niño’s in history remains across the central and eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean. This El Niño pattern will likely persist through the first few months of 2016, and then weaken to neutral by the summer months and possibly trend toward La Niña conditions late in the year. Increasingly dry conditions usually develop across Micronesia after the mature phase of a strong El Niño.

12 Jan 2016 description
report Government of Guam

The National Weather Service (NWS) Forecast Office, Tiyan, Guam has issued a public information statement for very dry weather developing across the Mariana Islands.

As advised by NWS, rainfall across the Marianas is expected to be below normal for the next several months. NWS computer models indicate rainfall of only a quarter inch to half inch for the Mariana Islands for the next 10 days and very low rainfall will likely persist through the next several months.

17 Nov 2015 description

A contractor in the Northern Marianas says termites vastly increased the damage caused by Typhoon Soudelor.

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16 Oct 2015 description

The Northern Marianas governor Eloy Inos has suspended work for non-critical government personnel on Saipan and Tinian, and school classes on the two islands are also cancelled as Typhoon Champi moves closer to the CNMI.

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16 Oct 2015 description
report Government of Guam

Guam advised to take precautions in the heavy winds and rains

The National Weather Service, Forecast Office, Tiyan Guam, latest advisory stated, now through 3 p.m., fast moving showers will bring periods of heavy rain and strong wind gusts to Guam. Rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches and wind gusts of 45 to 55 mph are now possible, especially over northern Guam.

15 Oct 2015 description

The National Weather Service in Guam is warning Northern Mariana residents to prepare for damaging winds to arrive today as Tropical Storm Champi continues its west-north-west path to the islands.

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