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Flood Alert For Vanua Levu, Parts Of Viti Levu

Flood alert is in force for Vanua Levu and the Eastern parts of Viti Levu. People residing in the low lying areas and areas adjacent to major rivers of Vanua
15 Feb 2017 12:07
Flood Alert For Vanua Levu, Parts Of Viti Levu
Fiji Meteorological Services director Ravind Kumar

Flood alert is in force for Vanua Levu and the Eastern parts of Viti Levu.

People residing in the low lying areas and areas adjacent to major rivers of Vanua Levu are advised to take precautionary measures as flooding is expected.

A trough of low pressure as of yesterday was located drifting over the group from the North, said director Fiji Meteorological Services, Ravind Kumar.

Heavy rain alert is also in force for whole of Fiji in anticipation of another trough.

Mr Kumar said the trough of low pressure associated with cloud and rain that had been affecting over the weekend now lies slow moving over the group.

The heavy rain warning remains in force for Yasawa and Mananuca Group, Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby small islands, Lau and Lomaiviti Group.

Apart from this, strong wind warning is in force for the land areas of Northern Vanua Levu and whole of Fiji waters.

Edited by Ranoba Baoa

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