Natural Disaster

Northern flooding claims man’s life

A man has died after he tried to cross a flooded river at the Nayalayala settlement in Taveuni.

February 4, 2023 5:00 pm

Natural Disaster

Collaboration is critical in preparing for tsunamis

Regional and international collaboration is the only way to address the limited local capacity to effectively prepare and respond to tsunamis, says Minister for Lands and Mineral Resources Filimoni Vosarogo.

February 2, 2023 12:33 pm

Natural Disaster

Flooding issues in Nadi highlighted

The issue of flooding was brought up by the Nadi Town Council during their meeting with Minister for Housing and Local Government Maciu Katamotu and Assistant Minister Lenora Qereqeretabua.

January 26, 2023 4:22 pm

Natural Disaster

TC Irene further weakens

The Fiji Meteorological Service says as of six this morning, Tropical Cyclone Irene further weakened and is downgraded to a low-pressure system.

January 20, 2023 12:10 pm

Natural Disaster

TC Irene is weakening: Fiji Met

Tropical Cyclone Irene is weakening and is expected to be located around 600 kilometres to the far southwest of Kadavu and remain over open waters as it moves southeastward away from Fiji.

January 19, 2023 4:19 pm

Natural Disaster

TC Irene intensifies into category 2 system

The Fiji Meteorological Services says as at 6am today, Tropical Cyclone Irene intensified further into a Category 2 system while located to the south of Villa, Vanuatu.

January 19, 2023 11:10 am

Natural Disaster

Weather office monitors TC Irene

The Fiji Meteorological Service says an active trough of low pressure is anticipated to approach the group from later today.

January 19, 2023 5:45 am

Natural Disaster

Coastal inundation alert in force

Fijians living along coastal areas should expect coastal flooding as an alert is now in force for parts of the Fiji group.

January 18, 2023 4:35 pm

Natural Disaster

Heavy rain warning for parts of Fiji

A heavy rain alert has been issued for Yasawa and Mamanuca Group, Western and Northern Viti Levu.

January 18, 2023 11:07 am

Natural Disaster

NDMO records first casualty from flashflood

An eight-year-old boy from Tacirua, Nasinu who was swept away by a strong current in a drain yesterday afternoon, is the first casualty from the flashflood.

January 14, 2023 4:40 pm

Natural Disaster

Remain vigilant: Fiji Met Service

The Fiji Meteorological Service is urging members of the public to remain vigilant as we are still in the cyclone season.

January 9, 2023 2:41 pm

Natural Disaster

Minimal damage due to flash flooding in West

The new Minister for Rural and Maritime Development and Disaster Management says he has been fully briefed about the situation in the Western division.

January 5, 2023 12:40 pm

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