TC Winston moves further away
February 21, 2016 1:56 am
Tropical Cyclone Winston has moved away from Fiji and no longer poses a direct threat to Fiji.
Nadi Weather Office Director Ravin Kumar says there will be some periods of rain for the time being.
“As from last night you are aware that Tropical Cyclone Winston made a landfall to the northeast coast of Viti Levu (Rakiraki) and it quickly passed through the northern parts of Viti Levu and by 11pm it was very close to Viwa Island. As of this morning it is further moving away from Fiji and it is to the West of Viwa Island. The associated cloud and rain is still affects the group and from time to time this rain will still continue and we also expect some isolated heavy falls to be still upon us.
A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN FORCE FOR THE FOLLOWING LOW LYING AREAS:
AT NAYAVU STATION DOWNSTREAM ALONG THE WAINIBUKA RIVER; AT NABUKELEVU STATION DOWNSTREAM ALONG THE NAVUA RIVER; AT NAVOLAU STATION DOWNSTREAM ALONG THE UPPER REWA RIVER; AT KEIYASI STATION DOWNSTREAM ALONG THE SIGATOKA RIVER; AT SABATA STATION DOWNSTREAM ALONG THE NAVUA RIVER TO NAVUA TOWN; AT BA BRIDGE STATION DOWNSTREAM THE BA RIVER; AT VOTUALEVU STATION DOWNSTREAM THE NADI RIVER TO NADI TOWN;