Home

Headlines Weather Search

News

Sports

Business

World

Radio

Radio Fiji One Mirchi FM Gold FM Bula FM 2Day FM Radio Fiji Two

TV

FBC TV FBC Sports FBC 2

News

$5.7million for disaster risk equipment

July 4, 2012 5:02 am

Fiji is getting a $5.7 million grant from the Japanese government to install equipment that will measure sea level as well as earthquakes.

The equipment should be able to detect and send warning signals to relevant authorities – should a tsunami or earthquake occur.

According to the Deputy Secretary for Energy Malakai Tadulala – sea tide measuring instruments will be installed in Labasa, Wairiki, Rakiraki, Korolevu in Serua and one at Natovi, Tailevu.

Article continues after advertisement

In addition – two automatic weather stations will be installed – one is Labasa and one in Laucala Bay, Suva.

At the same time – five satellite communication equipment or VSAT will be installed in Lakeba, Moala, Ono-i-Lau, Viwa and Vunikodi in Vanua Levu.

One wind propeller will be installed at the Nadi airport.

Tadulala says all the equipment will be linked through the Japanese Meteorological satelite to various other Met agencies including Hawaii, USA and the Pacific region.

Keep Connected With The Latest News, Weather, And Sports on Fiji's Best Radio stations.

Live Tune In
  • 95.4 FM
  • Suva, Nadi, Lautoka, Labasa
  • 95.2 FM
  • Sigatoka, Ba
  • 95.6 FM
  • Tavua
  • 95.8 FM
  • Rakiraki
Live Tune In
  • 102.6 FM
  • Suva, Nadi, Lautoka, Labasa
  • 102.4 FM
  • Sigatoka, Ba
  • 102.8 FM
  • Tavua
  • 103.0 FM
  • Rakiraki
Live Tune In
  • 97.8 FM
  • Suva, Nadi, Lautoka, Labasa
  • 97.6 FM
  • Sigatoka, Ba
  • 98.0 FM
  • Tavua
  • 98.2 FM
  • Rakiraki
Live Tune In
  • 93.0 FM
  • Suva, Nadi, Lautoka, Labasa
  • 92.8 FM
  • Sigatoka, Ba
  • 93.2 FM
  • Tavua
  • 93.4 FM
  • Rakiraki
Live Tune In
  • 100.2 FM
  • Suva, Nadi, Lautoka, Labasa
  • 100.0 FM
  • Sigatoka, Ba
  • 100.4 FM
  • Tavua
  • 100.6 FM
  • Rakiraki
Live Tune In
  • 105.0 FM
  • Suva, Nadi, Lautoka, Labasa
  • 104.8 FM
  • Sigatoka, Ba
  • 105.2 FM
  • Tavua
  • 105.4 FM
  • Rakiraki