Heavy rain alert issued for parts of Fiji

Heavy rain alert issued for parts of Fiji

By Dhanjay Deo
Wednesday 02/03/2022
[Image: Fiji Meterological Services]

A heavy rain alert has been issued for Northern Viti Levu which includes areas from Tavua through Rakiraki to Dobuilevu, Western Viti Levu, from Lomawai to Nadi through Lautoka to Ba, Western interior of Viti Levu which includes interior of Ba and Nadroga- Navosa and Yasawa and Mamanuca Group.

A heavy rain alert has also been issued for Western Vanua Levu which includes areas from Bua, Nasau, Lekutu, Batiri, Dreketi, Seaqaqa and Northwestern Vanua Levu from Labasa, Nadogo and Dogotuki.

The Fiji Meteorological Office says this is due to a trough of low pressure that is anticipated to affect the Fiji group from the West later tomorrow.

It says localised heavy rain may lead to flash flooding and overflow of drainage system in low lying areas, especially in low lying areas of Western Vanua Levu and Northwestern Vanua Levu, Northern and Western Viti Levu and the Western interior of Viti Levu.



Latest Videos

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
IN DEPTH
RKS and Tailevu North retains Tailevu Zone title
RKS won the boys division with 25 gold, 21 silver and 24 bronze. Tailevu North College took out the girls title with 33 gold, 17 silver and 9 bronze ...
5 days ago

Grammar wins Suva Zone 2 girls and boys title
Suva Grammar School have taken out the boys and girls division titles of the Coca-Cola Suva Zone 2 athletics meet. The Grammar boys finished with 28 gold, 24 silver and 15 bronze.
16 days ago

Words matter, especially from a Minister - DPP
Words matter, especially from a Minister, and these words were inappropriate according to the Director of Public Prosecutions Christopher Pryde while ...
17 days ago
FEATURE NEWS
War on Ukraine and supply chain issue cause imported inflation to surge to 10% while domestic inflation stood at 3.4% - RBF
The war in Ukraine continues to subvert major commodity markets, supply chains and trading partner economies, causing imported inflation to surge to 1...
15 hours ago
LATEST NEWS
20 people including 2 juveniles and a pastor charged with serious sexual offences
20 people were charged with a total of 47 counts of serious sexual offences last month. Of the 20 people charged, two were 17-year-old boys who ...
4 minutes ago

6 cases of measles identified
6 new cases of measles have been identified in Fiji. 2 cases are in Labasa, 3 in Rewa and one case is in Nasinu. The Ministry of Health has ...
11 hours ago

Fijian Shaheel Shermont Flair’s hilarious recreation of fashion shows a hit on social media scooping over 25 million views
Fijian TikToker Shaheel Sanil Prasad who is also known as Shaheel Shermont Flair is a hit on social media having over 25 million views for a single ...
11 hours ago

Minimum wage increases again today
The implementation of the second tranche of the National Minimum Wage and the Wages Regulations commences from today. The new rate for the ...
14 hours ago

Vodafone Fiji celebrates it’s birthday by giving away $280,000 on their 28th birthday
On its 28th birthday, Vodafone Fiji is giving away $280,000 in cash and prizes this month. 31 lucky customers will each win $2,800 in cash prizes ...
14 hours ago

TOP