NEWS

Flash Flood Warning Now In Place For Low Lying Areas

A low-pressure system lies to the West of Fiji. The associated active trough of low pressure with cloud and rain band continues to affect the country and expected to gradually drift Southeastwards away from the group.
02 Mar 2021 09:25
Flash Flood Warning Now In Place For Low Lying Areas
FLash flood alert and water level status chart

A strong wind warning remains in force for the land area of the Northern and Western parts of Viti Levu, the Northern parts of Vanua Levu, Yasawa and Mamanuca group, Lomaiviti and Northern Lau group.

A heavy rain warning is now in force for the whole Fiji group.

A flash flood warning is now in force for low lying areas and areas close to streams and rivers from Ba to Rakiraki.

A flash flood alert remains in force for low lying areas close to small streams and rivers of Vanua Levu, Viti Levu and Taveuni.

Situation:

A low-pressure system lies to the West of Fiji. The associated active trough of low pressure with cloud and rain band continues to affect the country and expected to gradually drift Southeastwards away from the group.

Forecast to midnight tomorrow for the Fiji group:

Over the Northern and the Western parts of Viti Levu, the Northern Vanua Levu, Yasawa and Mamanuca group, Lomaiviti and the Northern Lau group: Fresh to strong North to Northwest winds up to 45 km/hr.

Elsewhere, moderate to fresh Northwest to Easterly winds, gusty at times.

Moderate to rough seas.

Periods of rain, heavy at times and few thunderstorms for the Southern parts and interior of Viti Levu, Kadavu and nearby smaller islands. Elsewhere, occasional rain with isolated heavy falls and few thunderstorms expected.

Rain gradually easing to showers from later today.

Outlook for Thursday: Some showers with isolated thunderstorms over the interior and Northern parts of Vanua Levu, Viti Levu, Taveuni and Kadavu. Elsewhere, Cloudy period with afternoon or

evening showers and thunderstorms.

 



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