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Expect periods of heavy rain, thunderstorms

By FELIX CHAUDHARY
Thursday, February 27, 2014

Update: 11:45AM PEOPLE living in the eastern half of Viti Levu, Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands, Lau, Lomaiviti Group and Kadavu are being asked to monitor waterways and take the necessary precautions.

A heavy rain warning remains in force as tropical depression 15F was located 120 kilometres northeast of Suva at 10am.

Associated active cloud and rain bands continue to affect most parts of the group.

The Fiji Meteorological Service says people can expect periods of heavy rain and squally thunderstorms.

Localised heavy rain could lead to flashflooding.

Since 9am yesterday: Laucala Bay received 127.5mm of rainfall, Navua received 105mm, Matuku received 310.5mm and Nausori received 172.8mm.