Heavy rain to affect the country
April 14, 2019 6:50 am
A trough of low pressure that’s remaining just to the West of the country is bringing associated cloud and rain affecting the group.
The Fiji Meteorology Service has issued a heavy rain warning for Viti Levu, Kadavu & nearby smaller islands, Yasawa and Mamanuca group.
A heavy rain alert remains in force for Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands as well as the Southern Lau Group.
Residents in Viti Levu, Kadavu, and nearby smaller islands, Yasawa and Mamanuca group are advised there will be periods of rain, which will be heavy at times with a few squally thunderstorms.
For Vanua Levu, Taveuni & nearby smaller islands and Southern Lau Group, occasional showers and isolated thunderstorms with heavy fall expected.
Showers becoming frequent and possibly increasing to rain from later today.
Localized heavy falls may lead to flash flooding of low lying areas.