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TC Gita: Strong wind and heavy rain warnings cancelled

Alisi Vucago
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Update: 12:52PM A STRONG wind warning that was in force for the whole of Fiji group is now cancelled.

The weather bulletin issued at 10:45am today from the National Weather Forecasting Centre in Nadi reports Tropical Cyclone Gita is now located 515km Southwest of Nadi and is moving further away from the group.

A heavy rain warning that was previously in force for Southwest Viti Levu and nearby islands, Kadavu and nearby smaller islands has also been cancelled.

Also, the flood alert that was in force for low lying areas and small streams adjacent to the downstream of Keiyasi station along the Sigatoka river and FSC mill station to Ba town is also cancelled.

There is associated cloud and showers expected to affect parts of the country.

The forecast to midnight tomorrow for the Fiji group: occasional showers and isolated thunderstorms with heavy falls over the western parts of Viti Levu. Localised heavy falls may lead to flash flooding of low lying areas.

Elsewhere, cloudy periods with afternoon or evening showers and isolated thunderstorms expected.

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