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Heavy Rain, Strong Wind Warning Still In Force

Heavy rain and strong wind warning is still in place for the Fiji group, says the National Weather Forecasting Centre in Nadi last night. The strong wind warning remains in
13 Feb 2017 12:41
Heavy Rain, Strong Wind Warning Still In Force
Minister for Local Government Parveen Bala in Nadari, Ba yesterday. Photo: WAISEA NASOKIA

Heavy rain and strong wind warning is still in place for the Fiji group, says the National Weather Forecasting Centre in Nadi last night.

The strong wind warning remains in force for all land areas and a heavy rain warning remains in force for whole of Fiji.

“Today we have seen rain and wind has been easing off but we expect occasional rains at time,” director of meteorology Ravind Kumar said.

“This is because a trough of low pressure with associated cloud and rain continues to affect Fiji.

He said a flood warning remains in force for low lying areas and areas, adjacent to Rakiraki town and downstream of the Rakiraki station.

“Flood alert remains in force for low lying areas and small streams adjacent to the major rivers for the whole of Fiji,” he said.

Mr Kumar said periods of rain, heavy at times and a few squally thunderstorms was expected over Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands, Kadavu, Lau and Lomaiviti group.


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