Heavy rain and flood alert remains in force
November 13, 2018 10:02 pm
A heavy rain warning remains in force for Viti Levu, Yasawa and Mamanuca group, Kadavu and nearby smaller islands, Lomaiviti and Southern Lau group, Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands.
A heavy rain alert remains in force the rest of Fiji group.
Meanwhile a flood alert is now in force for all low lying areas and areas adjacent to small streams of Viti Levu and Vanua Levu.
The Nadi Meteorological Services says an active trough of low pressure affects the Fiji group from the west and is gradually moving east.
Meanwhile, tropical disturbance 02F lies to the east of Solomon Islands
embedded within the trough and is expected to gradually move southeast and pass close to Fiji.
Localised heavy falls may lead to flash flooding of low lying areas.