NEWS

Brace Lau, TC Yasa Expected Near Group At 9am Today

Close to its centre the cyclone is expected to have average winds up to 205 km/hr with momentary gusts to 285 km/hr. The cyclone is moving southeast at about 22 km/hr.
18 Dec 2020 06:48
Brace Lau, TC Yasa Expected Near Group At 9am Today
Fiji Met track map at 3am this morning, Friday 18, 2020.
Severe Tropical Cyclone Yasa is expected near the Lau group at 9am today.
It’s centre 933hpa category 5 was located near 17.3 south 179.5 west or about 50 kilometres north northwest of Koro and about 60 kilometres west of Vanua Balavu at 3.00am today.
The Meteorological Centre said close to its centre the cyclone is expected to have average winds up to 205 km/hr with momentary gusts to 285 km/hr. The cyclone is moving southeast at about 22 km/hr.
A hurricane warning remains in force for eastern half of Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands, Yacata, Cicia, Nayau, Vanuabalavu, Lakeba, Oneata, Vanuavatu, Moce, Kabara, Namuka-i-lau, Ogea, Vatoa and Ono-i-lau.
A storm warning remains in force for western half of Vanua Levu, Cikobia and rest of Lomaiviti group.
A gale warning remains in force for the eastern half of Viti Levu, Matuku, Moala and Totoya, Kadavu and nearby smaller islands, Yadua, Galoa, Kia and Mali.
A strong wind warning is in force for the rest of the Fiji group.
A storm surge and damaging heavy swell warning remains in force for southern coast of Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands, Lomaiviti and Lau group.
A heavy rain warning remains in force for the interior and eastern parts of Viti Levu, southern parts of Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands, Lomaiviti and Lau group.
A flood warning remains in force major rivers on Vanua Levu, for low lying areas and areas adjacent to Vatukacevaceva and downstream of Rakiraki town and Korovou, Waimanu and Waidina rivers.
A flash flood warning remains in force for the low lying areas and areas adjacent to small streams of Vanua Levu and low lying areas of eastern half of Viti Levu.


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