The Centre of Tropical Cyclone Ana is expected to exit Viti Levu from midday to late in the afternoon today and head towards Kadavu however as forecast please expect destructive winds for most part of today.
The centre made landfall in Ra at around 6 this morning.
We have been receiving reports of heavy flooding in many areas in Viti Levu and Vanua Levu. Many people have also been experiencing strong to damaging and then to destructive winds which has even brought down trees, power poles and weak structures.
Please stay safe and stay with us for updates.
The Category 2 destructive winds being experienced will continue for the most part of this morning into later today as the system has moved slowly from last night to today bringing torrential rain, damaging to destructive winds.
If you are living in Viti Levu, Northern parts of Vanua Levu which includes areas from Labasa, Seaqaqa and Savusavu, Kadavu, Beqa, Lomaiviti Group and Moala, there is a storm warning in place for you which means you will face destructive winds that has the potential to cause significant damage to trees, damage weak structures and houses and heavy damage to crops, disrupt electrical power distribution and communication services
The Weather Office says the wind is expected to intensify as the system continues to move over Viti Levu today.
The whole of Fiji will continue to experience damaging winds.
You will experience damaging winds a few hours before and after the centre of Cyclone Ana passes overhead or nearby.
A tropical cyclone warning remains in place for Fiji.
TC Ana was located about 70 kilometres North East of Nadi.
The Nadi Weather Office says people can expect winds of up to 95 kilometres per hour with momentary gusts of up to 130 kilometres per hour.
There is also a heavy rain warning for the whole of Fiji.
There is an increased risk of landslides, flash flooding of low lying areas and flooding of streams and rivers as the ground is already saturated.
A flash flood warning remains in force for all low lying areas and small streams near major rivers of Viti Levu and Vanua Levu.
Stay safe and do not go outdoors.
You can also contact Police on 917, the National Fire Authority on 910, Energy Fiji Limited on 913, Water Authority on 5777 and FRA on 5720.
Heavy rain and damaging winds are currently being felt in Suva as TC Ana moves towards the Central Division.
The centre of TC Ana is expected to exit Viti Levu from the Central Division starting from midday today.
People living in Nausori are facing damaging winds and heavy rain as TC Ana moves towards the Central Division.
Our reporter Dhanjay Deo says that they have been facing damaging winds and heavy rain from about midnight and it has continued into the morning.
Rajesh Chand of Davuilevu Housing says they started facing the strong winds at around 2 this morning.
He says the wind speed has been the same since 2.
Torrential rain and damaging winds are being faced by residents of River Road in Narere.
They have been facing this since last night.
People of Navua are still experiencing damaging to destructive winds which has blown away some weak structures such as barns and sheds.
Resident Ravneel Sharma says they have not experienced such winds in a long time and this has been going on from midnight.
Sharma says they are also experiencing heavy rain and there is a threat of flooding.
Another resident adds they have not been able to sleep all night.
Parts of the town area in Seaqaqa in Labasa is flooded.
Resident Mohammed Ziahaul Khan says he drove past the area at 8 o'clock this morning and flood waters have entered some of the buildings.
Subrail Park in Labasa was also covered with floodwaters at around 6 o'clock this morning.
Flood waters are starting to rise in Vuci South Road in Nausori.
Some residents have started leaving their homes to move to homes on higher ground.
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