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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 in Ra yesterday afternoon. Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro confirmed that

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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 Council flood waters rushed through the main streets of Lautoka

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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 the stream next to their house is cleaned daily. The

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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, TAVEUNI AND AND NEARBY SMALLER ISLANDS, KADAVU AND NEARBY SMALLER

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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 channel nearby for clogging the drainage system. That resulted in

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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 for the last week formalizing their contribution to COP23. Mr

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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, Sigatoka yesterday afternoon. The discovery was made by a 54

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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 time can cause flash flooding in low lying areas. In

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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 Sangam Primary and Secondary School students went to school the

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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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Floods Damage Farms In Semo

  Floods Damage Farms In Semo

Food sources have been drastically affected at Semo Village, Nadroga, during the heavy downpour within the last few days ago.

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Commissioner Western To Assess Whether Evacuees Should Return Home

  Commissioner Western To Assess Whether Evacuees Should Return Home

The Commissioner Western and his team are working around the clock to assess the situation in the Division in the

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Flood Warning

  Flood Warning

The general public especially those that live in the Tavua and Rakiraki area have been urged to be vigilant due

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