Fiji Time: 2:28 AM on Sunday 26 April

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Obedience saves

Salaseini Vosamana
Tuesday, December 18, 2012

THE positive response by the people in Vanua Levu towards cyclone warning and preparation has resulted in nil reports of casualties.

Acting divisional police commander North Acting Senior Superintendent of Police Fulori Rainibogi said they had been monitoring the situation in all police stations and posts in the north and have received no reports of rescue or casualties so far.

ASSP Rainibogi said the nil reports were indication of how people had heeded the cyclone warnings and acted accordingly.

"Our officers in all stations around the division have been out on patrol monitoring the situation in their area of operations," said SP Rainibogi.

"We continue to monitor the situation as the adverse weather condition continues to affect us through today (yesterday)."

"We have even set up checkpoints in strategic places across the division to monitor and closely scrutinise the movement of people," she said.

Meanwhile, Commissioner Northern Lieutenant Colonel Ilai Moceica, in his message to the general public, has stressed the importance of their safety and security during the current adverse weather conditions.

"We should expect more rain after the tropical cyclone passes us and we are bracing for the worst," said Lt Col Moceica.

"We continue to warn people to stay put in their locations and refrain from unnecessary movement."

"We are also calling on people to monitor the conditions in their areas and make use of the daylight to move to their nearest evacuation centres," he said.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Fijian accused of killing ex-partner
  2. Smart watch goes on sale
  3. Keeping it sexually safe
  4. Gospel shines
  5. Airline confirms position still vacant
  6. $18m brew house
  7. Natabua, Jasper win Coca-Cola Games
  8. Lal bags another medal to his list
  9. LTA warns bus drivers against incomplete routes
  10. Blues prepare for Ba in Fiji FACT opener

Top Stories this Week

  1. Gang rape Monday (20 Apr)
  2. Bloody Sunday Monday (20 Apr)
  3. Death shatters dream Monday (20 Apr)
  4. The murder of a schoolteacher Tuesday (21 Apr)
  5. Wish for son's death Monday (20 Apr)
  6. Wrong body for burial Thursday (23 Apr)
  7. Unclaimed body laid to rest Tuesday (21 Apr)
  8. Hunt for terrorist Thursday (23 Apr)
  9. Man dies in road accident Sunday (19 Apr)
  10. Rights over freehold land Wednesday (22 Apr)