Tropical Cyclone Vicky is brewing 400 miles to the southwest of Nassau and moving southeast at 12 knots, meaning Rarotonga can expect more rain for the next seven days.
Once, solar eclipses caught ancient cultures unaware; they fled terrified, believing they’d angered the gods. Now astronomers can predict them – and those with enough money pursue an eclipse around the planet.
Cooks tourism should capitalise on eclipse and stargazing.
Next month’s solar eclipse will draw astronomy enthusiasts to the Pacific Ocean south of the Cook Islands and French Polynesia.