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Weather watch: Heavy rain warning for maritime islands

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Update: 12:19PM A HEAVY rain warning remains in force for Kadavu, Yasawa group, Lau group, Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands.

The special weather bulletin number 47 on heavy rain issued from RSMC in NADI at 11:30am today also confirms a heavy rain alert force for the rest of Fiji.

The report says dominant moist north-westerly wind flow prevails over Fiji with the trough of low pressure just to the west of the country.

Meanwhile, Tropical Depression 08F (1000hpa) was located at about 21.8S 179.8W or about 120km south of Ono-i-Lau at 9am this morning.

TD08F is moving south-southeast at about 15km/hr and is expected to continue moving south away from Fiji.

Another significant tropical disturbance, td07f, currently to the far northwest of fiji, near Vanuatu, is expected to move towards Fiji, gradually intesify into a depression, and possibly affect the group from Thursday.

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