Environment

Extreme Weather Advisory issued for northeast

Alston, CA, Dec 17 – Siroccans living the nation’s Northland territory have been urged by the Department of Meteorology to stay inside following the its first issuance of an Extreme Weather Advisory (EWA). Dark clouds began gathering over Alston around 1pm Sirocco time this afternoon, with thunder beginning sometime around 1:30pm. Heavy rain began shortly before […]

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Sirocco to establish national parks

Alston, CA, Dec 17 – Sirocco is to gain a number of national parks following legislation passed this afternoon in Alston. The National Parks Act 2013 gives provision for the establishment of national parks in order to preserve “area[s] of outstanding beauty, natural or man-made, that is of great cultural and scenic importance to the […]

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Hobsonville lashed by tornado, Sirocco to found aid agency

Hobsonville-Whenuapai, Auckland, New Zealand, Dec 6 – The New Zealand city of Auckland was lashed today by a major storm that claimed the lives of three people after a tornado touched down in the suburbs of Hobsonville and Whenuapai. Three people were killed and seven injured after the tornado struck around 1pm NZDT this afternoon. […]

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Eclipse sees Sirocco (almost) go dark

Alston, NCD, Nov 14 – Siroccans today almost saw a total solar eclipse, the first of its kind in Siroccan history, and an event not to occur again until July 22, 2028. In Alston, residents began gathering in the Alston Domain shortly after 10am to witness the eclipse. At around ten minutes past ten, the […]

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Temperatures plummet across Sirocco, records set

Alston, NCD, Aug 17 - Alston shivered overnight as temperatures dropped below zero for the first time in memory. Alston residents woke up this morning to blankets of frost across the Alston Domain, Line Park and Mosgiel Green and mist rising from the Garden River. Most attention, however, was given to the National Monument to Birds […]

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Islands on alert, but Premier says “nothing to worry about”

Alston, NCD, Mar 11 – Today’s major earthquake in Japan has caused a large tsunami to begin crossing the Pacific, which is expected to reach Northland by 6am tomorrow morning. Despite some confusion about the reports, NHK Japan has reported that the Pacific Tsunami Advisory Centre has warned that the tsunami may well strike New […]

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Christchurch in ruins, concerns for Denton

Christchurch, New Zealand, Feb 22 – New Zealand’s second-largest city has been destroyed in a magnitude 6.3 earthquake, with concern being shown for the fate of Zealandia. At 12:51pm NZDT, an earthquake centred 10km south of Christchurch and at a depth of 5km rocked the city already weakened from last year’s 7.1 quake. There has […]

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Heavy rain causes high water

Ianson Island, NCD, Jan 23 – Heavy rain falling across New Zealand’s North Island has seen surface flooding in many areas, including the National Capital District which has been inundated by floodwaters. Lastest conditions by Sirmet show heavy rainfall over the last few days has seen 200mm dumped on the region in the last few […]

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Jellicoe conference to be held today, water to be important topic

Alston, NCD, Dec 4 – Today’s conference in Jellicoe will mark one month since foundation, and despite the general merriment surrounding this morning’s meeting, more serious news is forecast from the Premier. The Northland region in northern New Zealand, where the National Capital District and Jellicoe province are located, has suffered from below-average rainfall for […]

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