Weather watch: Heavy rain warning

A heavy rain warning has been issued for the country. Picture: SUPPLIED

THE Fiji Meteorological Service has issued a heavy rain warning for the country.

According to a bulletin from 9am today, a trough of low pressure with cloud and rain to the west of Fiji is currently moving towards the country.

Associated cloud and rain will continue to affect the group.

Meanwhile, an embedded low along the trough is expected to bring about more heavy rain, squally thunderstorms with strong and gusty winds over the group from later today.

The weatherman warns that localised heavy falls could lead to flash flooding of low-lying areas.