Heavy rain warning in force for parts of the country
January 2, 2019 12:59 pm
Track map TD04F in Fiji Daylight Saving Time. The cone area shows the range of likely tracks over 72 hours. The pink circled areas indicate the Gale Force Boundary. [Source: Fiji Meteorological Service]
The Fiji Meteorological Services reveals that the potential for Tropical Depression 04F to develop into a tropical cyclone in the next 24 to 48 hours is moderate.
However an active trough of low pressure with associated cloud and rain is moving towards the group from the north.
A heavy rain warning remains in force for Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands, Eastern half of Viti Levu, Lau and the Lomaiviti Group.
Forecast for Vanua Levu, Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands, Eastern half of Viti Levu, Lau and the Lomaiviti Group is occasional rain heavy at times and a few thunderstorms.
If the systems further develop, the Fiji meteorological services will issue an alert and warning whenever necessary.