14 Jan 2016

Special weather bulletin issued for Cooks

8:58 am on 14 January 2016

A special weather bulletin has been issued for the Northern Cook Islands on tropical depression T-D-0-8-F.

The Fiji meteorological service says a gale warning remains in force for Rakahanga, Manikiki, Penryhn and Suwarrow.

It says a strong wind remains in force for the rest of the Northern Cook Islands.

It says the potential for this system to develop into a tropical cyclone in the 24 to 36 hours is high.