TC Keni: South West coast will get worst

The current projected closest contact that TC Keni will make with the group is at 3pm today when it will be 90km off of the South Western coast of Viti Levu. Picture: Windy

The current projected closest contact that TC Keni will make with the group is at 3pm today when it will be 90km off of the South Western coast of Viti Levu. Picture: Windy

Update: 11:20AM COASTAL communities to the south west of the country including the islands of Vatulele, Yanuca and Beqa will bear the brunt of Tropical Cyclone Keni.

National Disaster Management Office Director Anare Leweniqila said TC Keni is projected to be at its closest at 3pm today when it will be 90km off of Nadi.

Mr Leweniqila said the central eastern division will also experience damaging winds.

He urged residents of the greater Suva area to take warnings seriously.

The Fiji Meteorological Service says on its current track the Category 3 storm is expected to be located about 67km south of Nadi or about 105km northwest of Kadavu at 2pm today and about 51km west-southwest of Matuku or about 250km northwest of Ono-i-Lau at 8pm today.