Flood waters enter about 10 homes in Wairuku Settlement in Ra

Flood waters enter about 10 homes in Wairuku Settlement in Ra

By Priteshni Nand
Sunday 31/01/2021

Flood waters have entered about 10 houses in Wairuku Settlement in Rakiraki.

Advisory Councilor, Hazrat Ali says they experienced heavy rain and damaging winds from 1am this morning to around 6am however it is not raining at the moment.

Ali says farmers in the area are disheartened as they lost all their cash crops during TC Yasa and they had just started planting again.

He says they are also facing water disruptions from 11pm last night.

There are about 285 houses in the area.




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