28 Dec 2011

American Samoa expecting brisk winds over the next day

4:39 pm on 28 December 2011

The National Weather Service in American Samoa has issued a wind advisory, saying a slow moving convergence zone has generated strong and gusty northwest winds.

Sustained winds of 35 to 50 kilometres an hour, gusting to 70 kilometres an hour are expected tonight through tomorrow afternoon.

The weather service says the strong winds may down trees and power lines.