Be cyclone-ready now

Wednesday December 28, 2016

Cyclone season is here and people should already be fully prepared for a major storm, says director of Emergency Management Cook Islands, Charles Carlson.

The Cook Islands will join over 40 other countries around the Pacific Rim as a participant in a mock tsunami scenario tomorrow. 

Tropical disturbance brings wind

Tuesday February 21, 2017

The strong winds which blasted Rarotonga yesterday were caused by a tropical disturbance located west of the island.

Wet season gets off to a rainy start

Thursday November 02, 2017

The wet season in Rarotonga got off to a perfect start this week and the local weather office expects the showers and rain to last for at least a couple more days.

Highest rainfall in a decade

Monday May 07, 2018

More than a third of April’s total rainfall fell in a single day according to the latest figures released by Infrastructure Cook Islands (ICI).

It’s time to dig out those winter woollies again, with temperatures around the Cook Islands expected to remain low for some time.

Tropical depression may become cyclone

Saturday December 29, 2018

A tropical depression lurking in the South could potentially develop into a tropical cyclone.

With March forecast to offer mostly hot and humid weather, CINews went online to find some advice about keeping cool.

The intensifying Tropical Cyclone Gita which was yesterday classed a category four cyclone is moving away from the Cook Islands.

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