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More Rain Expected: Kumar

The Fiji Meteorologi­cal Services director Ravind Kumar more rain was expected in the coming days. This was after a trough of low pressure with cloud and rain remained slow moving
05 Mar 2017 11:00
More Rain Expected: Kumar
The shot taken from a windoiw of the company van during yesterday's heavy downpour.Picture:Jone Luvenitoga

The Fiji Meteorologi­cal Services director Ravind Kumar more rain was expected in the coming days.

This was after a trough of low pressure with cloud and rain remained slow moving over Fiji and it was expect­ed to affect the group till Monday, he said.

“It is going to be a rainy month, so we expecting more rain,” Mr Kumar said.

“We are in this rainy sea­son and from the month of April to July we may expect to have dry season.”

Mr Kumar said there would be localised heavy falls which may cause flash flooding of low lying areas.

He said the forecast to­day and for the Fiji group showed there would be oc­casional rain and a few thunderstorms over most places.

Isolated heavy falls expect­ed while rain eases to show­ers today with moderate to rough seas, he said.

Mr Kumar said from to­morrow rain would ease down to showers over the southern Lau group.

He said some showers were expected over the in­terior and the eastern parts of the larger islands; else­where, afternoon or even­ing showers and possible thunderstorms.

Edited by Naisa Koroi

Feedback: litia.tikomailepanoni@fijisun.com.fj

 



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