A hurricane warning remains in force for Oneata, Moce, Kabara, Komo, Namuka-i-Lau, Ogea and Fulaga.

A hurricane warning remains in force for Oneata, Moce, Kabara, Komo, Namuka-i-Lau, Ogea and Fulaga.

By Naveel Krishant
Friday 18/12/2020
Tropical Cyclone Warning Number 23 issued 4:21pm Friday 17 December 2020. [image: Fiji Met]

A hurricane warning remains in force for Oneata, Moce, Kabara, Komo, Namuka-i-Lau, Ogea and Fulaga.

The centre of Tropical Cyclone Yasa was located about 20 kilometres South of Lakeba and has been downgraded to a Category 3 Cyclone.

Close to its centre TC Yasa currently has winds upto 120 kilometres per hour with momentary gusts to 170 kilometres per hour.

A storm warning remains in force for Nayau, Kabara Yacata, Cicia, Vanuavatu, Kanacea, Tuvuca, Vatoa and Ono-I-Lau.

A gale warning remains in force for Taveuni, Lomaiviti Group, Matuku, Moala and Totoya.

The cyclone is moving South East at about 18 kilometres per hour.

The Nadi Weather Office says the centre of the cyclone is expected to exit Fiji waters as early as tomorrow morning as a Category 2 Cyclone.

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 flood warning remains in force for major rivers of Vanua Levu, for low lying areas and areas adjacent to Vatukacevaceva and downstream of Rakiraki Town and Korovou, Waimanu, Waidina, Qawa, Bagata, Dreketi, Lekutu and Lagalaga 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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