Low pressure to bring heavy rain

The weather map detailing the weather for the weekend. Picture: Fiji Met Office

The weather map detailing the weather for the weekend. Picture: Fiji Met Office

Update: 5:09PM A TROUGH of low pressure to the southwest of Fiji is expected to gradually move over the group on Sunday.

The weather bulletin issued from the National Weather Forecasting Centre in Nadi at 3:30pm this afternoon says associated cloud and showers will affect the country beginning today.

The forecast to midnight tomorrow for the Fiji group expect occasional showers over most places and isolated thunderstorms and heavy falls expected. 

The weatherman also predicts localised heavy falls may lead to flash flooding of low lying areas.

As for the outlook for Sunday there will be occasional showers and few thunderstorms over most places. Isolated heavy falls  are also expected.