Parts of Western Division still flooded as heavy rain continues

Parts of Western Division still flooded as heavy rain continues

By Iliana Biutu , Karishma Kumari , Rashika Kumar
Monday 06/03/2023

Parts of the Western Division are still flooded as heavy rain continues.

Flood waters in Nadi Town and the Nadi Temple area have receded while the Pacific Energy Limited end of the Nadi Back Road remains flooded.

Nadi Town Council Acting CEO, Muni Gopal Reddy says 80 percent of the businesses in the town are closed.

The Kings Highway is open for public transport in the Rakiraki and Tavua corridor.

Crossing in Vatukacevakeva, Qeleloa, Korotale, Namonamona, Burenitu, Rakiraki, Nausori, Narara, Katudrau and Rakiraki Backroad are still under water.

In Sigatoka, the road from Kavanagasau Village towards Raiwaqa Bridge, Emuri Bridge, Nasau and Lawai Villages, Emuri Village, Nalele Road, Ulusila Bridge, Nakalavo Road, Valley Road and Savuto Crossing are flooded.

The causeway at Vunisea Jetty in Kadavu has been partially eroded, and rock armours partially dislodged.

Fiji Roads Authority says contractor will begin restoration works from today while maritime shipping is scheduled from Wednesday morning.

Stay with us for updates.

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