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Apia, SAMOA — Heavy rain that's causing flooding along northern Samoa is forecast to continue well into the weekend. The rain has caused flooding in some areas, as well as parts of the capital, Apia. Samoa's meteorological service said the trough was expected to linger for about another two days,...
Flood waters surrounding a home in Aunu'u
Aunu'u, AMERICAN SAMOA — The rising sea level on the American Samoan island of Aunu'u has prompted residents to ask the territory's government to deal with inundation damaging homes and schools. One resident, who did not want to be named said government leaders should come and see the damage for...
A huge pool of water, on the road fronting The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Ottoville
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — This photo taken by a local resident shows a huge pool of water, on the road fronting The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Ottoville, just after rain fell last Wednesday afternoon. The drainage area went through a complete reconstruction last year, with the...
Flooding in Tualauta County
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Twenty-four hours after Rep. Larry Sanitoa was sworn into office, he quickly raised with the Department of Public Works the issue of “deplorable roads” in some areas of Tualauta County, brought to his attention by residents and other members of the public who frequent...