Location: Majuro Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands
Event: The U.S. National Weather Service in Guam has issued a warning that major inundation is possible inside the lagoon Saturday evening through Tuesday night. Forecasted combined sea levels are as follows:
Tonight: 5-8 ft
Saturday: 6-9 ft
Saturday night through Monday: 9-11 ft.
Tuesday: 8-10 ft.
Wednesday: 7-9 ft.
The RMI National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) has also sent an advisory that inundation is very likely inside the lagoon Friday evening through Tuesday night.
The U.S. National Weather Service, the RMI National Disaster Management Office, and the U.S. Embassy in Majuro will continue to monitor the situation and will send updates as needed.
Actions to Take:
- Please be cautious and take steps to protect your property from salt water throughout the weekend.
- Avoid walking or driving through flood waters.
U.S. Embassy Majuro
+692 455 1624
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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