Strong Wind Warnings

More strong winds and rain for southern PNG

Assistant director of the PNG National Weather Service (PNGNWS) Jimmy Gomoga told Loop PNG that the strong winds and rain will continue due to the bouncing off effect of the trade winds.

Gomoga explained that as the trades winds come in they actually bounce off the Owen Stanley Range which results in rain during the dry season for the Southern Region.

He said despite the dry season expected from May to October, Southern region and some parts of the country had been experiencing rain due to this neutral weather conditions.

Strong wind warning issued for southern PNG

An initial strong wind warning has been issued today by the PNG National Weather Service (PNG NWS).

Strong winds will be experienced throughout the coastal waters of southern PNG through Torres Straight and Daru.