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Army recalls troops as storm looms

TIMOCI VULA
Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Update: 4:44PM THE Republic of the Fiji Military Forces has recalled its 3FIR officers in all divisions back to camp, following recent weather reports indicating a severe low depression.

The RFMF has advised all those 3FIR officers on leave to report to their various base camps at 8am tomorrow.

A Ministry of Information statement issued today said this included the Queen Elizabeth Barracks and the military camp in Labasa.

It said military personnel will be briefed on the weather situation and the relevant response processes to be undertaken.

The weather office has reported that most parts of the country, especially the Northern Division are expected to face severe rainfall.

Members of the public are urged to monitor weather reports from the media.