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    Reading opens up new worlds

Reading opens up new worlds

  It’s holiday time for students around the country. Some students had an early break because their schools were badly affected by heavy rain and flooding of TC Josie and

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    Flood Damage Aches Family

Flood Damage Aches Family

  Years of hard work and sacrifice went down the drain for Rakesh Mani after floodwaters destroyed his family home in Nawaji Kuma Settlement in Nawaka, Nadi, over the weekend.

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    People Hail Quick Help From Top

People Hail Quick Help From Top

Prime Minister Voreqe Baini­marama started his tour of the Western Division yester­day, visiting areas seriously affect­ed by the floods on Sunday morning. He arrived via the Kings Road to monitor

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    Councils Work Round The Clock

Councils Work Round The Clock

Minister for Local Govern­ment, Housing and Envi­ronment Parveen Bala is closely working with city and town councils in the Western Division to get their towns cleaned and opera­tional by today.

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    #Vote2018: Concrete Policies, Solutions Will Solve Flooding Problems

#Vote2018: Concrete Policies, Solutions Will Solve Flooding Problems

The Fijian economy takes a hit every time there is massive flooding. Many times, the area worst hit is the Western Division. The recent flooding in Nadi, Ba and Rakiraki

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    Weather Office: High Chances Of Flooding As More Rain Predicted

Weather Office: High Chances Of Flooding As More Rain Predicted

There is high chance of flash flooding and flooding of low-lying areas with the forecasted rainy conditions to continue. The Fiji Meterological Service in its weather update stated that an

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    Heavy Rains Force Authorities To Close Rakiraki Town

Heavy Rains Force Authorities To Close Rakiraki Town

Part of Rakiraki Town was flooded yesterday because of heavy rain which led to the closure of the town. The statement obtained from the Rakiraki Town Council (RTC) authorities said

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    Heavy Downpour Sees Houses Flooded, Crossing Under Water

Heavy Downpour Sees Houses Flooded, Crossing Under Water

Flood waters yesterday entered a few houses and left crossings under water at Transmitter Road in Malolo, Nadi. Area advisory councillor and Crime committee President, Lakshman said that the area

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    Flash Flooding Hits Western  Division As Heavy Rain Starts Again

Flash Flooding Hits Western Division As Heavy Rain Starts Again

Heavy rain caused flash flooding in Nadi, Ba, Lautoka, Rakiraki, Tavua and Sigatoka yesterday. A situation report by the Fiji Roads Authority said at 4pm yesterday that eight roads were

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Five Escape Vehicle Caught in Currents

  Five Escape Vehicle Caught in Currents

Five people managed to escape serious injuries when their car was washed way while trying to cross the flooded river

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Downpour Causes Flooding in Western Division

  Downpour Causes Flooding in Western Division

A heavy downpour caused flooding along the main streets of Lautoka City yesterday. Despite numerous efforts by the Lautoka City

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Drain Clean Up Saves Couple’s Home From More Flooding

  Drain Clean Up Saves Couple’s Home From  More Flooding

A family of Omkar Settlement at Narere in Nasinu has expressed their appreciation of the Nasinu Town Council for ensuring

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Special Weather Bulletin Number ONE FOR HEAVY RAIN ISSUED FROM RSMC NADI AT 07.00pm

  Special Weather Bulletin Number ONE FOR  HEAVY RAIN ISSUED FROM RSMC NADI AT 07.00pm

HEAVY RAIN ALERT A HEAVY RAIN ALERT IS NOW IN FORCE FOR VITI LEVU, YASAWA AND MAMANUCA GROUP, VANUA LEVU,

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Drainage: Narere Residents Blame Metal Frames For Flooding

  Drainage: Narere Residents Blame  Metal Frames For Flooding

Victims from last week’s flash flood in Omkar Road, Narere have blamed the metal frames at the mouth of a

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“Talanoa Mada Session” For Youth Delegates In Bonn

  “Talanoa Mada Session” For Youth Delegates In Bonn

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama closed the Conference of Youth 13 in Bonn yesterday. Youths from 114 countries have been meeting

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Body Of 66 Year Old Farmer Found Floating Near Raiwaqa Village

  Body Of 66 Year Old Farmer Found Floating Near Raiwaqa Village

The body of a 66 year old farmer was found floating in a river near Raiwaqa village along Kavanagasau Road,

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Met Office: Rains, Winds, Flooding

  Met Office: Rains, Winds, Flooding

The Fiji Meteorological Office has advised all communities to remain alert as localised heavy rain over a short period of

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Truck carries students through flooded roads

  Truck carries students through flooded roads

Students stranded at two Rakiraki schools because of floodwaters were transported home by a truck late yesterday. When the Penang

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FIJI POLICE FORCE: WESTERN DIVISION SITUATION REPORTS (Update 27)

  FIJI POLICE FORCE: WESTERN DIVISION SITUATION REPORTS (Update 27)

FIJI POLICE FORCE WESTERN DIVISION COMMAND COORDINATION CENTER                                     WESTERN DIVISION SITUATION REPORTS 09.02.17 TIME: 1030RS 1.0    WEATHER   UPDATES  

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‘Damaged Culverts Cause of Flooding’

  ‘Damaged Culverts Cause of Flooding’

Flooding in the Lomolomo area, between Lautoka and Nadi has been blamed on culverts damaged in 2009 and left unrepaired.

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People Heeding Advice, Not Taking Any Chances

  People Heeding  Advice, Not Taking Any Chances

One-hundred-and-eleven families took no chance and sought shelter in the five evacuation centres in the West during heavy rain and

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Water Floods Part Of Nadi

  Water Floods Part Of Nadi

Parts of the Nadi area were under water as flash flooding from continual heavy rain took its toll yesterday. The

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Major Services Close In Rakiraki, Tavua

  Major Services Close In Rakiraki, Tavua

Schools and businesses in Rakiraki and Tavua closed yesterday because of rising floodwaters caused by heavy rain. The rain is

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Simply The Best

  Simply The Best

Ashna Kumar is not one of the tallest people in our Suva newsroom. But when it comes to covering stories

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TD04F CHANGES ITS TRACK AND HEADS TOWARDS THE GROUP

  TD04F CHANGES ITS TRACK AND HEADS TOWARDS THE GROUP

Tropical Depression (TD04F) was located near 17.0 degrees South latitude and  177.1 degree East longitude or about 30km Northeast of

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Rewa River At Critical Level

  Rewa River At Critical Level

The National Disaster Management Office is advising villages and communities situated along and near the Rewa River and the delta

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Flood-Hit Residents Stay Put, Fear Burglaries

  Flood-Hit Residents Stay Put, Fear Burglaries

Families of River Road in Narere are scared to leave their homes during flooding for fear of being looted. Fiji

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‘We’re Not Taking Chances’

  ‘We’re Not Taking Chances’

Qauia residents in Lami said yesterday they were not taking any chances. The death of a youth last year, swept

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Rain Fails To Deter Gospel Winston Appeal

  Rain Fails To Deter Gospel Winston Appeal

The rainy condition did not deter the Gospel Winston appeal at Labasa town yesterday. Event organiser Mika Cabealawa said the

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