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WEATHER UPDATE: Strong Wind Warning For Rotuma

Weather Bulletin Issued from the National Weather Forecasting Centre Nadi at 10:45am on Tuesday the 10th of March 2015 A STRONG WIND WARNING REMAINS IN FORCE FOR LAND AREA AND
10 Mar 2015 11:48
WEATHER UPDATE: Strong Wind Warning For Rotuma

Weather Bulletin Issued from the National Weather Forecasting Centre Nadi at 10:45am on Tuesday the 10th of March 2015 A STRONG WIND WARNING REMAINS IN FORCE FOR LAND AREA AND WATERS OF ROTUMA.

Situation: Tropical Cyclone Pam Centre 985hpa Category 2 was analysed near 9.2S 170.4E or 1200km northwest of Nadi at 9am today. It is moving southeast at 08km/hr and expected to lie about 750km northwest of Nadi on Thursday evening. Associated cloud and rainbands are expected to affect Fiji from later tomorrow.

Forecast to midnight tomorrow for the Fiji group: Cloudy periods with some showers over the interior and eastern parts of the larger islands. Elsewhere, fine apart from afternoon or evening showers with isolated thunderstorms. Rain and thunderstorms developing tomorrow night. Isolated heavy falls expected. Moderate east to northeast winds. Moderate to rough seas.

Outlook for THURSDAY : Rain and thunderstorms over most parts of the group. Northwest winds expected to increase with average speeds of 45km/hr gusting to 65km/hr over most places. For Navua / Suva / Nausori : Cloudy periods with some showers, increasing to rain from tomorrow night.

Outlook for THURSDAY : Periods of rain, heavy at times and squally thunderstorms. For Nadi / Lautoka / Ba : Fine apart from afternoon or evening showers and thunderstorms with heavy falls. Rain and thunderstorms developing tomorrow night. Outlook for THURSDAY : Periods of rain, heavy at times and squally thunderstorms. For Labasa : Fine apart from afternoon or evening showers and thunderstorms. Rain and thunderstorms developing tomorrow night.

Outlook for THURSDAY : Periods of rain, heavy at times and squally thunderstorms. For Savusavu : Cloudy periods with some showers, increasing to rain from tomorrow night. Outlook for THURSDAY : Periods of rain, heavy at times and squally thunderstorms. For Rotuma : Over Land: Northerly winds 40 to 55 km/hr, gusting to 65 km/hr. Over Waters: Northerly winds 25 to 30 knots gusting to 45 knots. Rough to very rough seas. Moderate to heavy northwest swells. Periods of rain, heavy at times and squally thunderstorms.

Outlook for THURSDAY : Periods of rain, heavy at times and squally thunderstorms.

 




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