Permanent secretary for information Sharon Smith-Johns said the public in Nadi, Ba, Tavua, Rakiraki, Yasawa, Lautoka, Coral Coast, Korolevu, Beqa and Kadavu should move to safer areas or nearby evacuation centres before they face the full brunt of Cyclone Evan.
There are two evacuation centres activated in the Central Division - Vishnu Deo Primary School in Raiwaqa and Rampur College in Navua.
Evacuation centres in the Saqani district have closed and people have returned to their homes.
Northern Division residents have been experiencing power shutdowns and civil servants have also been advised to remain at home until further notice.
All evacuation centres in the Northern and Western Divisions are now ready to take in evacuees.