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TC Mona Downgrades To Depression

Tropical Cyclone Mona has been downgraded to tropical depression TD04F. TD04F is weakening and moving further away from Fiji. At 7am yesterday it was about 50 km east- southeast of
09 Jan 2019 11:31
TC Mona Downgrades To Depression

Tropical Cyclone Mona has been downgraded to tropical depression TD04F.

TD04F is weakening and moving further away from Fiji.

At 7am yesterday it was about 50 km east- southeast of Ono-i-Lau or about 230 km south-southeast of Kabara and was not expected to cause gales over Ono-i-Lau and Vatoa.

People on Vatoa and Ono-i-Lau should expect occasional rain and squally thunderstorms. Sea flooding of low-lying areas is likely with damaging heavy swells.

The rest of Lau Group and Lomaiviti Group should expect fresh to strong south- east winds and brief showers.

The rest of Fiji should expect gusty winds and brief showers over eastern parts of larger islands.

Over Southern Lau Waters and Koro Seas mariners can expect rough to very rough seas and moderate to heavy swells.

The following warnings remain in force:

  • A “Strong Wind Warning” remains in force for the land areas of Southern Lau and Lomaiviti Group;
  • A “Heavy Rain Warning” remains in force for the Southern Lau Group; and
  • A “Flood Warning” remain in force for; low-lying areas and small streams adjacent to and downstream of Naqali Station at Rewa River Catchment.

 

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