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Nadi Weather Bulletin 5:30am Tuesday 15th December 2020

Weather Bulletin Issued from the National Weather Forecasting Centre Nadi at 5:30am on Tuesday the 15th of December 2020 A HEAVY RAIN ALERT REMAINS IN FORCE FOR THE YASAWA AND
15 Dec 2020 09:50
Nadi Weather Bulletin 5:30am Tuesday 15th December 2020
Nadi Office Weather Chart 6am December 15 , 2020.

Weather Bulletin Issued from the National Weather Forecasting Centre Nadi at 5:30am on Tuesday the 15th of December 2020

A HEAVY RAIN ALERT REMAINS IN FORCE FOR THE YASAWA AND MAMANUCA GROUP, EASTERN HALF OF VITI LEVU, VANUA LEVU, TAVEUNI AND NEARBY SMALLER ISLANDS.

For more information, please refer to: www.met.gov.fj/index.php?page=warn1#20014.txt

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN FORCE FOR THE LOW LYING AREAS AND AREAS ADJACENT TO SMALL STREAMS FROM VATUKACEVACEVA STATION TO RAKIRAKI TOWN, DREKETILAILAI STATION TO QAWA RIVER AND ALL LOW LYING AREAS WITHIN LABASA CATCHMENT, UPPER NADARIVATU AND MONASAVU. A FLASH FLOOD ALERT REMAINS IN FORCE FOR THE LOW LYING AREAS AND AREAS ADJACENT TO SMALL STREAMS FOR THE UPPER SIGATOKA CATCHMENT, DOWNSTREAM OF TUVA CATCHMENT AND UPPER WAINIMALA CATCHMENT. For more information, please refer to: www.met.gov.fj/index.php?page=warn1#20016.txt

 

Satellite Map Dec 14 2020

Situation : Tropical Cyclone Yasa [975hpa] was located near 15.6S 172.2E or about 600km west-northwest of Nadi at 03.00am today. TC Yasa is currently moving east-northeast at about 3 knots. Associated moist easterly wind flow prevails over the group. Forecast to midnight tonight for the Fiji group: Occasional showers and isolated thunderstorms over Yasawa and Mamanuca group, eastern half of Viti Levu, Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands. Elsewhere, cloudy with some showers and afternoon or evening thunderstorms. Isolated heavy falls likely. Moderate easterly winds. Moderate seas.

Outlook for Wednesday : Occasional rain over most places. Winds becoming moderate to fresh from later Wednesday.

 

For Navua / Suva / Nausori : Occasional showers and isolated thunderstorms.

Outlook for Wednesday : Occasional rain, heavy at times and few thunderstorms.

 

For Sigatoka / Coral Coast: Cloudy with some showers and afternoon or evening thunderstorms.

Outlook for Wednesday: Occasional rain, heavy at times and few thunderstorms

 

For Nadi / Lautoka / Ba : Cloudy with some showers and afternoon or evening thunderstorms.

Outlook for Wednesday : Occasional rain, heavy at times and few thunderstorms.

 

For Tavua / Rakiraki : Cloudy with some showers and afternoon or evening thunderstorms.

Outlook for Wednesday: Occasional rain, heavy at times and few thunderstorms.

 

For Labasa : Occasional showers and isolated thunderstorms.

Outlook for Wednesday : Occasional rain, heavy at times and squally thunderstorms.

 

For Savusavu : Occasional showers and isolated thunderstorms.

Outlook for Wednesday : Occasional rain, heavy at times and squally thunderstorms.

 

For Lau and Lomaiviti Group: Cloudy with some showers and isolated thunderstorms.

Outlook for Wednesday: Occasional rain, heavy at times and few thunderstorms.

 

For Kadavu: Cloudy periods with some showers and isolated thunderstorms.

Outlook for Wednesday: Occasional rain, heavy at times and few thunderstorms.

 

For Rotuma : A HEAVY RAIN WARNING REMAINS IN FORCE FOR ROTUMA A STRONG WIND WARNING REMAINS IN FORCE FOR ALL LAND AREAS AND WATERS OF ROTUMA.

Situation : Tropical Yasa [995hpa] Category 2 was located near 15.6S 172.2E or about 620km west-southwest of Rotuma at 3.00am today. TC Yasa is currently moving east-northeast at about 3 knots. Associated rain bands affects Rotuma. Periods of rain, heavy at times and squally thunderstorms.

Over Land areas: Strong northwest to northeast winds with average speed of 45km/hr gusting to 55km/hr.

Over Waters: Northwest to northeast winds upto 25 knots gusting to 30 knots. Rough to very rough seas. Moderate easterly swells. Poor visibility in areas of heavy rain.

Outlook for Wednesday : Rain and thunderstorms continuing.



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