Live tsunami siren test to be conducted at 11am today

Live tsunami siren test to be conducted at 11am today

By Rashika Kumar
Friday 05/08/2022
[Photo: File]

A live tsunami siren test will be conducted in the Suva to Lami corridor at 11am today however, people are not required to evacuate.

All 13 tsunami sirens at the Water Authority of Fiji Kinoya Sewerage Plant, FINTEL - Vatuwaqa, RFMF Officers Training School - Vatuwaqa, USP Statham Campus, USP Main Campus, USP Lower Campus, Veiuto Primary School, Government Training Centre - Nasese, iTaukei Trust Fund Board, SCC Civic Car Park Rooftop, Biosecurity, Renown Street - Suva Central, Government Shipping Services - Walu Bay and Lami Town will be activated.

The National Disaster Management Office says this exercise is part of their continued commitment towards improving our state of readiness for any tsunami event.

They say the purpose of this exercise is to also test the functionality of the sirens.

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