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Flood waters enter Ba Town

January 29, 2021 6:57 am

Flood waters have entered Ba Town this morning following continuous heavy rain since yesterday.

Most shops on the ground level have been affected and water levels are expected to rise as heavy rain continues.

The Korovou Flats between Tavua Town and Nadarivatu Road junction is also closed due to flooding.

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The Nasavusavu Road along the Kings Highway in Nalawa, Ra is under water and is inaccessible to vehicles.

Motorists are urged to refrain from making unnecessary movements and take extra precautions as rain continues in the area.

Matawailevu villager Netani Navutovuto told FBC News that other low-lying areas in Nalawa are flooded.

He says the Veitiri crossing in Dobuilevu is also underwater and has affected movement.

Navutovuto adds, this area is prone to flooding during heavy rain.

The National Disaster Management Office is reminding Fijians to refrain from wading in flooded areas or crossings to avoid mishaps.

The Korovou Flats between Tavua Town and Nadarivatu Road junction is also closed due to flooding.


[Source: Zehan Ali]

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