Flooding prompts more road closures
October 15, 2018 11:01 pm
Several roads are closed off in the Central, Western and Northern Division due to flooding caused by heavy rain from last night and early this morning.
In the Central Divison, four roads in Korovou have been closed off and two in Naqali.
In the Western Division, six crossings have been closed off.
In the North – affected road are Soaolo Bridge on Nabouwalu in Natua and Valeni Bridge on Wailevu West Coast in Savusavu.
Buca Hill to Navaqiqi on Bucabay Road in Savusavu is open and motorists are advised with drive with caution.
The Fiji Roads Authority is closely monitoring the situation for all divisions.
If roadways are flooded, the public is urged to take a detour as floodwaters can be deceptively strong.
In the Central Division:
Waidradra Crossing, Vatulili Road, Naqali
Naivoco Crossing, Naivoco Road, Korovou
Waiwatu Crossing, Navulokani Road, Naqali
Waimalua Crossing, Nawiwaivusa Road, Korovou
Colata Cocoa Crossing, Colata Cocoa Road, Korovou
Naboro Cocoa Crossing, Naboro Cocoa Road, Korovou
In the Western Division – Rakiraki:
Road Status: Waimari road – surface flooding – partially open
Katudrau road – river overflow – partially open.