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Raging rivers rise

By ROPATE VALEMEI
Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Update: 12:06PM THE FIJI Meteorology Office in Nadi is advising people living close to the villages of Nayavu, Wailotua, Navolau, Nairukuruku and low-lying areas of Nausori Town to move to higher ground as soon as possible.

The weatherman said flood warnings were still in force for the central and eastern divisions.

Members of the public have been advised not to cross the following rivers at any time without the knowledge of authorities.

River Level recorded at the Nayavu station at 7am on 18/12/12: Current water level 15.523m, critical Level 8.0m.

Nairukuruku Village river level recorded by the Navolau station at 11pm 18/12/12: Current water level 12.658m, critical level 8.0m.

Nausori area river level at 11pm 18/12/12: Nausori Bridge current water level 4.75m, alert level 2.5m.

 


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