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Tsunami ALERTS in south Pacific Regions

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Tsunami ALERTS in south Pacific Regions

I tried to post warning s but in capital s and not allowed on trip advisor .

Please be advised and check Tsunami warnings sites .www.prh.noaa.gov/ptwc.

Australia and Samoa at this stage are on the warning amoung the possibilities ..Please read with caution as many areas are under alert.

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1. Re: Tsunami ALERTS in south Pacific Regions

Tsunami warnings are in place for many places in the Pacific, including Fiji.

However, for Samoa, American Samoa, Tonga as well as NZ and Australia there is only a lesser alert, ie a Tsunami 'Watch'. See this link. So please don't panic at this stage.

stuff.co.nz/world/south-pacific/2944170/Two-…

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2. Re: Tsunami ALERTS in south Pacific Regions

Just now on Sky News they have said they believe the earthquakes were too deep to trigger a tsunami. So "be alert but not alarmed".

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3. Re: Tsunami ALERTS in south Pacific Regions

I see the website has updated since I first started my post. Most countries are now on 'warning' levels, but hopefully the previous poster is right that the quakes were too deep. Fingers firmly crossed.

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4. Re: Tsunami ALERTS in south Pacific Regions

Tsunami confirmed, but size unknown at this stage.

www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm…

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5. Re: Tsunami ALERTS in south Pacific Regions

Alerts cancelled. Phew!

www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm…

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6. Re: Tsunami ALERTS in south Pacific Regions

thanks for updates

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7. Re: Tsunami ALERTS in south Pacific Regions

They must have got one heck of a fright in Samoa and understandably so.

All the sirens went off and you can see the chaos in Apia in the photo in this link.

stuff.co.nz/world/south-pacific/2944170/Vanu…

Poor things, they didn't need this.

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8. Re: Tsunami ALERTS in south Pacific Regions

Malo all

We were sitting in a coffee shop in Apia this morning when the alarms went out and we headed for the hills behind Apia. There was no panic, just an ordered rush to get to higher ground, sure it looked like chaos from the outside but everyone knew where they were going and what to do.

Since the Tsunami on 29th September there have been after shocks every day in some part of Samoa so everyone has been alert and in someway anticipating another wave. Although we did not need the fear born of a warning we all needed the relief which came when the warning was cancelled.

Fear will be a fact of life in Samoa for a long time, but the will to rebuild lives in the beautiful country is a lot stronger.

Fa'afetai tele lava to everyone that had thoughts and said prayers for the people of Samoa.

Deb

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9. Re: Tsunami ALERTS in south Pacific Regions

thanks deb for the update. we all heard that on the news and our hearts went out to the smaon people.

it must of been frightening, again.. but what a relief when it got cancelled.

thanks sue

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