Update: 12:22PM THE Fiji Meteorological Service has issued a warning that more rain is expected over the next few days and residents in flood-prone areas should take the necessary precautions.
The Information Ministry issued a statement calling for people living flood-prone areas to secure belongings and move to the nearest evacuation centre.
People are asked to carry rations to last at least 48 hours.
Schools in flood-prone areas are to remain closed until further notice.
All evacuations are to be conducted before nightfall.