Flood alert remains in force

March 21, 2024 7:05 am

A flood alert remains in force for flood-prone areas adjacent to and downstream of major rivers of Viti Levu.

The Fiji Meteorological Office says a trough of low pressure with associated clouds and rain continues to affect the northern and northeastern parts of the country.

Meanwhile, a southeast-to-northwest wind flow prevails over the group.

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The weather office says flooding of roads and settlements (formal and informal) in low-lying areas and floodplains is expected.

Significant disruption to traffic flow and transport routes is also expected due to roads being flooded or closed.