Renewed gale force warning issued

The PNG National Weather Service has issued a renewed gale force warning today.

The NWS urges residents of all inland areas and coastal waters of southern PNG to heed the warning.

“Very strong northwest surge of 34/48 knots, with stronger gusts reaching 64 knots, are expected to continue for the next 24 hours, causing very rough seas and high sea waves.

“All small craft and boats are advised to take necessary precautions before and after going out to sea.”

This caution also covers the Indonesian border through Western to Gulf to Central Province and Milne Bay, including Vitiaz Strait to Long Island and West New Britain Province.


Press release