Harold is the 8 th named storm of the 2019/20 South Pacific tropical cyclone season. SYDNEY, Australia — Dozens of people are missing and feared dead in the Solomon Islands after being washed from a ferry making a dangerous journey through heaving seas caused by Cyclone Harold. Solomon Islands + 1 more. Cyclone Harold was seen hitting the Solomon Islands on Friday, April 3, 2020. Harold is the 8 th named storm of the 2019/20 South Pacific tropical cyclone season. 103 km South Southwest of Santa Catalina, Makira Province. The leader of the remote Solomon Islands said Wednesday that 27 people had died after being washed overboard from a crowded ferry last week … As a member of the Solomon Islands Christian Association, the United Church in Solomon Islands has been part of an ecumenical response to address the short to medium-term shortage of food. Cyclone Harold was seen hitting the Solomon Islands on Friday, April 3, 2020. The Solomon Islands Meteorological Services has issued number five warning.

At least 28 people are missing, feared dead, in Solomon Islands after fierce winds swept passengers off a ferry on Friday 3 April. The Solomon Islands Meteorological Services has issued number five warning. At 5:00 pm local time, tropical cyclone harold was located approx. Image: Australian Bureau of Meteorology. Tropical Cyclone "Harold" remains active over the Solomon Sea after it made landfall over the San Cristobal Island on April 2, 2020. Tropical Cyclone “Harold” lashed Tonga on Thursday, April 9, 2020, after leaving major destruction across the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, and Fiji. This week brought into sharp relief the true nature of vulnerability and risk in the Pacific Islands region as Tropical Cyclone Harold left death and destruction in its wake. A tropical cyclone warning is in effect for all provinces. Harold is the first Category 5 severe tropical cyclone to form in the South Pacific basin since 2018 and so far the strongest storm of the 2019/20 South Pacific cyclone season. Reports on the impact of Tropical Cyclone Harold are emerging from Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Fiji and Tonga as the destructive storm crosses the Pacific this week. At a Glance At least two dozen passengers went overboard on a ferry in the Solomon Islands.

Reports on the impact of Tropical Cyclone Harold are emerging from Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Fiji and Tonga as the destructive storm crosses the Pacific this week. Heavy rain was reported in Vanuatu and Solomon Islands from 01 April. 103 km South Southwest of Santa Catalina, Makira Province. Cyclone Harold is a category five storm - the most severe - and has already killed 27 people in the neighbouring Solomon Islands. The victims were swept off a ferry that defied cyclone … Solomon Islands TC Harold struck the Solomon Islands first as a Category 3 cyclone, damaging the food bowl region of Guadalcanal, damaging important crops and limiting the local food supply.