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Hurricane Winston moving away from Fiji, says forecaster

By NASIK SWAMI
Saturday, February 20, 2016

Update: 11:55PM HURRICANE Winston is slowing down and moving away from Fiji, the Nadi Weather Office has confirmed.

Senior forecaster, Amit Singh said the eye of the Hurricane was between Nadi and Viwa Island in Yasawa Group at 11pm and was moving towards the West at a speed of 30km/hour.

Mr Singh said the hurricane winds would be reduced to storm winds in the next few hours as the system weakened.

He said by 6am tomorrow, the wind of the Hurricane would be reduced to gale force winds and later to strong winds as it weakens further.

Mr said the country would experience rainfall, causing severe flooding in the next few hours.








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