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Flooding in Lautoka

Flooding in Lautoka

By Vijay Narayan
Wednesday 08/04/2020
Shot from Lautoka City at 7am today

Sashi Kiran of FRIEND Fiji says they have received reports of flooding in some of the low-lying areas in Lautoka and Ba.

Kiran says in Lautoka they have had gusty winds and heavy rain from about 3 this morning.

She adds once the weather clears they will be going out to see what the people affected by the weather system need.

While we had experienced heavy rain and strong winds last night up until this morning and Police officers were deployed to assist those in need of urgent assistance due to the impacts of TC Harold, Police were at the same time making arrests with regards to COVID-19 curfew and social gathering breaches.

Police Commissioner Sitiveni Qiliho says 51 arrests were made of which 32 were for curfew breaches and 17 for social gatherings.

The other 2 arrests were for self-isolation breaches.

Qiliho says early this morning, policing operations has been beefed up as they look to ensure all COVID-19, TC Harold operations with regards to rescue and evacuation operations, the manning of evacuation centers and routine operations is covered well.

Please help make the situation easier for stakeholders and officials who are working tirelessly to ensure everyone is safe as we brace for the impacts of TC Harold.

Listen to advisories and stop the unnecessary movement unless it's for an emergency.

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