18 Mar 2014

Damaging gale- force winds expected in Cook Islands

5:38 am on 18 March 2014

A gale warning is still in force in the Cook Islands, affecting Rarotonga, Aitutaki, Manuae, Takutea, Atiu, Mitiaro, Mauke and Mangaia.

Damaging gale-force winds are expected up to 40 knots and momentary gusts up to 55 knots in those areas.

A strong wind warning remains in force for the rest of the the southern Cook Islands.