Friday, January 27, 2023
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Heavy rain, flood warning remains in force

A heavy rain and flash flood warning remains in force for parts of Fiji.

Sigatoka, Nadi, Lautoka, Ba, Tavua and Rakiraki and Northern Bua, Macuata, Cikobia and Qelelevu in the Northern Vanua Levu, the Yasawa and Mamanuca Groups, Kadavu and Lau and Lomaiviti Group a should expect periods of heavy rain as an active trough of low pressure lies slow moving to the west of Fiji.

Associated rain bands continue to affect the Fiji group and a heavy rain alert remains in force for the rest of the country.

A flash flood warning remains in force for the low lying areas and flood prone areas within Penang and Nakauvadra Rivers while a flash flood alert remains in force for low lying and flood prone areas and areas close to small streams from Sigatoka to Rakiraki and Northern parts of Vanua Levu.

According to the Fiji Meteorological Services, the current weather situation is expected to ease by Wednesday.

Reginald Chandar
Reginald Chandar
Head of News & Sports |


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