Northern Yasawa villages advised to evacuate

Update: 6:06PM VILLAGES in the northern parts of the Yasawa group have been advised to move to higher grounds and evacuation centres.

Yasawa district spokesperson Sione Ratulevu said all villages should be prepared for Tropical Cyclone Keni. 

“I am getting reports from all of our village headmen that most villagers are moving into evacuation centres,” Mr Ratulevu said.

“A lot of people have secured their houses and boats have been stored away safely.

“We are listening to the weather reports and people are not taking any risks.”