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Low pressure system affects Fiji Group

A trough of low pressure with the associated clouds and showers is expected to affect the country from today till Friday.

The Fiji Meteorological Service in its latest bulletin said cloudy periods with some showers over Lami-Suva, Nasinu-Nausori, the interior of Tailevu North-Naitasiri, Coastal and Interior of Nadroga/Navosa-Serua/Namosi, Northern division, Kadavu and nearby smaller islands, Lau and Lomaiviti groups are expected.

There is a possibility of isolated thunderstorms, moderate to fresh east to southeast winds, and moderate to rough seas.

A strong wind warning also remains in force for all Fiji waters.

The National Disaster Management Office has advised the general public of flooding along the Queens Highway in the Central Division.

Floods are presently impacting six sites due to the heavy rain being experienced in the Central Division.

These sites include Galoa/ Waivunu Flats; Nakorovou Flats; Yarawa Flats; Korovisilou; Vunaniu Flats; and Naboutini Flats.

With high tide expected at 12.32 pm, the Fiji NDMO advises the general public to limit unnecessary travel and take precautionary measures to ensure public safety.

The Fiji NDMO is working with the relevant authorities to ensure the safety of affected communities and motorists traveling along the Queen’s Highway.

Ilaitia Ravuwai
Ilaitia Ravuwai
Journalist | news@fijilive.com

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