Curfew hours revised
January 30, 2021 7:20 am
[Source: Fiji Police]
Different curfew hours have been imposed for the Western Division and the rest of Fiji effective today.
The announcement was made by the National Disaster Management Office Director Vasiti Soko yesterday.
Curfew hours for the Western Division will begin from 12pm today and will be lifted at 4am on Monday.
For the rest of the country, the curfew will begin at 4pm today until 4am on Monday.
“We are pleading with the members of the public to take note of the curfew hours and do what you need to do before that.”
The new curfew hours was decided in a meeting held with the Prime Minister prioritizing the safety of Fijians and ensuring state of preparedness.
Soko says the new curfew hours will ensure that those in the Western Division and other areas are well prepared should the current weather situation worsen.
Soko adds that they have been advised by the Director Fiji Meteorological Service that the current weather system is expected to further develop into a tropical cyclone by today.
And, she says it is likely to be named Tropical Cyclone Ana.
Soko says possible TC Ana will make landfall and the centre is expected to cross the Mamanuca group by 5pm today.
Fijians are being urged to make necessary preparations before the curfew today.