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Rain stops

By AVINESH GOPAL
Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Update: 11:24PM RAIN has stopped in Suva for the moment as people move out of their offices on lunch break. But people are still armed with their umbrellas and jackets as they go about their daily business.

The weather office in Nadi has also issued the latest Special Weather Bulletin for today.

There is a heavy rain warning still in force for Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands and the northern Lau Group.

It said Tropical Depression 04F was located about 290km north-northeast of Labasa at midday today.

It is moving east-northeast and is expected to develop further. Associated cloud and rain continue to affect northern parts of Fiji.

Periods of heavy rain and squally thunderstorms over Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands and northern Lau Group.

Rain expected to start easing from tonight.

Heavy rain may lead to flashflooding in these areas.

The next special weather bulletin on heavy rain will be issued at or around 4pm today.

 


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