Fiji Time: 8:06 PM on Thursday 2 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

20 evacuation centres open in west

By REPEKA NASIKO
Friday, January 31, 2014

Update: 12:08AM A TOTAL of 20 evacuation centres have been activated in the Western Division.

This, after many low-lying areas in the West succumbed to flooding during the day.

Four centres have been activated in Sigatoka and Rakiraki, while one centre is now open in Lautoka.

Nadi records the highest number of activated centres with 11.

The centres in Sigatoka are Sigatoka District School, Andra College, Nabou community hall, Sigatoka Agriculture office.

In Nadi the following cetres have been acitivated - Sikituru Community Hall, Nadi Muslim School, St Andrews Primary School, Nadi District School, Meigunyah Muslim Primary School, Vuniyasi District School, Bethany Church, Lomolomo Public School, Nadi Sangam School, Ratu Navula College, Sangam SKM College.

The only centre open in Lautoka is the Fiji Red Cross Lautoka branch and in Rakiraki it is the Seventh Day Church.

with body





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
JPY 59.930156.9301
GBP 0.30830.3003
EUR 0.43600.4240
CNY 3.01002.9100
NZD 0.72180.6888
AUD 0.63330.6083
USD 0.48420.4672

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 2nd July 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Lal remains in exile
  2. 'Please do not give'
  3. Lucky escape
  4. 100,000 to benefit
  5. Dancers bring joy
  6. Ministry warns schools against zoning breach
  7. Bainimarama: People need more time
  8. Sugar warning
  9. Call for referendum
  10. Crushing target set

Top Stories this Week

  1. Ryder in jail Monday (29 Jun)
  2. Nude pictures warning Monday (29 Jun)
  3. Toxic cassava Monday (29 Jun)
  4. Education shocker Tuesday (30 Jun)
  5. The discovery of illegal weapons in Fiji Tuesday (30 Jun)
  6. Ratu Jope passes away Wednesday (01 Jul)
  7. Nadro boy on US naval ship Friday (26 Jun)
  8. Bainimarama challenges Flying Fijians ahead of Rugby World Cup Tuesday (30 Jun)
  9. Club sold for $14k Tuesday (30 Jun)
  10. 'Complicated' English Wednesday (01 Jul)