Power being restored

Update: 11:33AM WORK to restore power to flood affected areas of the west is progressing well.

That is the word from the Fiji Electricity Authority chief executive officer (CEO) Hasmukh Patel who said power had been restored to many customers.

Mr Patel said power was restored to 70 per cent of its customers i Sigatoka, over 60 per cent in Nadi, 94 per cent in Lautoka, 50 per cent in Ba and just over 10 per cent in Tavua.

“The teams focus has been on essential services such as hospitals and health centres, water supply and sewerage treatment plants, towns and industrial areas,” he said.