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Flood warnings still in place

Flood warnings still in place

By Semi Turaga
Monday 01/02/2021
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Flood warnings are still in place for all low lying areas, areas adjacent to and downstream of all rivers of Vanua Levu, and Ba, Tavua, Rakiraki, Korovou, Waidina, Wainibuka, Wainimala, Waimanu, Rewa and Navua rivers in Viti Levu.

The Nadi Weather Office says there are also flash flood warnings in force for all low lying areas and areas adjacent to small streams and creeks for Vanua Levu and low lying areas along Naboutini in Serua to Rewa, Rakiraki to Ba in Viti Levu.

Flooding remains a concern tonight as a low-pressure system located to the North West of Fiji and associated weather from Cyclone Ana is still expected to bring damaging winds and rain.

The Nadi Weather Office says Cyclone Bina was downgraded to Tropical Depression 07F and it has now further weakened into a low-pressure system.

The associated convergence zone is expected to bring damaging winds and heavy rain over Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands, Lomaiviti and Lau Group.

Damaging winds can cause damage to weak structures and houses of very light materials over these areas.

It can also cause damage to crops and vegetation.

Strong winds and heavy rain is expected to continue affecting the rest of the Fiji Group.

Flooding of roads, villages, towns and communities near streams, rivers and low lying areas remains a threat for the whole of Fiji.

There will be moderate to heavy swells and breaking waves reaching the coastal areas that can cause coastal inundation and sea flooding, especially during high tide.

Cyclone Ana has weakened and downgraded to a Category 2 system and it is located about 380km South of Matuku and continues to move away from Fiji.

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