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Flood waters enter homes

By SHALVEEN CHAND
Thursday, February 27, 2014

Update: 2:16PM UNUSUAL heavy rainfall has caused flooding of the Veisari flats.

Flood waters have entered homes in Wailekutu, Orchid Island, Montfort Boys Town, Togo Village and houses along Veisari.

The Naboro Prison access road is also closed.

A Ministry of Rural and Maritime Development statement says the following evacuation centres have been activated:  Qauia Community Church Hall,  Naivikinikini Church, Lami, LDS Church, Qauia, St Thomas Primary School, Montfort Boys Town School and  Chauhan Chand Memorial School.

People living in Qauia are advised to move to higher ground.








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