Eye of TC Ana still located close to Yasawa – Fiji Met
Expect damaging winds before TC Ana passes overhead or nearby

Eye of TC Ana still located close to Yasawa – Fiji Met

Expect damaging winds before TC Ana passes overhead or nearby

By Semi Turaga , Navitalai Naivalurua
Saturday 30/01/2021
[Photo Credit: met.gov.fj/]

The eye of Category 1 Tropical Cyclone Ana is still located close to Yasawa while a Tropical Cyclone warning remains in force for Fiji.

The Nadi Weather Office says based on their current projections, TC Ana is likely to make landfall over the Ra Province around early tomorrow morning and then continue to move southeastwards over Viti Levu and track close to Kadavu around tomorrow night to Monday morning.

Please note that you will experience damaging winds a few hours before the centre of Cyclone Ana passes overhead or nearby.

There is also a heavy rain warning for the whole of Fiji.

The Nadi Weather Office says people can expect winds of up to 85 kilometres per hour with momentary gusts of up to 120 kilometres per hour.

TC Ana was located about 130 kilometres North of Nadi at 9 tonight.

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The strong and damaging winds have the potential to destroy weak structures, disrupt electrical power distribution and communication services.

It can also cause severe damage to crops and vegetation.

Prepare for more widespread heavy rain and flooding. 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.

If you live along with the coastal areas of Viti Levu, Vanua Levu, Yasawa and Mamanuca, please note that Cyclone Ana can bring high waves of possibly more than 6 metres.

A flash flood warning remains in force for all low lying areas and small streams near major rivers of Viti Levu and Vanua Levu.

Areas included in the flash flood warning for Vanua Levu are Nabouwalu to Labasa, Nabouwalu to Kubulau, Dawara to Naibalebale Village along Wailevu West Coast Road, Naibalebale Village to Savusavu, Savusavu to Natewa and Tunuloa, Koroalau, Saqani to Labasa.

Areas included in the flash flood warning for Viti Levu are low lying areas from Sigatoka to Lautoka to Rakiraki – Semo in Nadroga, Nawaicoba, Nadi Back Road, Lomolomo and Barara flats, Navutu flats, Lovu, Saru Back Road, Vuda Back Road in Lautoka, Koronubu flat, Namosau, Veisaru, Varavu flats, Nailaga and other low lying areas in Ba, Nausori, Naqali, Lodoni and Korovou.

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.

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