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Weather Update: Cloud And Rain Expected For This Weekend

Rain is expected to develop over the western parts of Fiji on Saturday before spreading to the rest of the Group later in the day.
04 Apr 2019 17:44
Weather Update: Cloud And Rain Expected For This Weekend

An east to southeast wind flow prevails over the Fiji Group.

A trough of low pressure with cloud and rain is approaching from the West and is expected to affect the Group over the weekend.

Cloudy periods with some showers developing over the eastern parts and interior of the larger islands tomorrow with afternoon or evening showers elsewhere.

Rain is expected to develop over the western parts of Fiji on Saturday before spreading to the rest of the Group later in the day.

Isolated heavy falls and thunderstorms is expected as the trough moves over the Group.

In anticipation of this, a heavy rain alert will be issued tomorrow morning and reviewed every six hours.

The weather situation will be monitored closely and warnings will be issued when necessary.

Mariners can expect east to northeast winds with speeds up to 15 to 20 knots becoming northerly from Saturday as trough approaches the Group.

Expect seas to be moderate to rough with moderate easterly swells.

Members of the public are requested to remain updated with the latest weather information and take alerts and warnings seriously.

For more details and the latest on weather, please contact the National Weather Forecasting Centre on 6736006, 9905376 or visit the Fiji Meteorological Service’s website, www.met.gov.fj.

You can also visit the Fiji Meteorological Service official Facebook page for latest updates.

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