The National Disaster Operations Committee has activated the National Emergency Operation Center (NEOC) to a level 1 activation(stand-by mode), whilst the Temotu Provincial Emergency Operation Centre (TP PEOC) is on level 2 activation (Full-on activation) on the 27 February 2023 following the imminent threat of Tropical Cyclone Jude and another tropical low in the coral seas.
According to the Solomon Islands Meteorological Services (SIMS), the weather system will cover most of the Islands of Solomon Islands in the coming days as the system intensifies. The impact of such system may cause widespread impact people, livelihood and properties. Therefore, people are urge to take extra actions to ensure their family, communities and properties are safe and secured.
According to the NEOC, the activation of the TP PEOC is to commence response planning and support further dissemination of warnings right to the communities, including building a common operating picture of the anticipated impact of Tropical Cyclone Judy.
A statement from NEOC also appreciates effort and commitment of Hazards advisors for the daily briefing of the weather situation.
NEOC would also like to encourage people to take precaution when travelling on land and sea as the weather may be aggressive to parts of our country in the next few days. People are encouraged to call 933, 955, 977 for weather and safety advice.