TD12F now Tropical Cyclone Josie

The latest weather simulation map showing TC Josie. See in story for animation. Picture: WINDY

The latest weather simulation map showing TC Josie. See in story for animation. Picture: WINDY

Update: 8:39AM TROPICAL cyclone Josie was located 120km west of Kadavu and 130km south south west of Nadi at 6am today.

TC Josie, formerly TD12F was upgraded to a category 1 Tropical Cyclone overnight. 

According to the Special Weather Bulletin number 8 issued on TC Josie at 7.11am today, the cyclone is moving in a east-southeast direction at 25km/hr.

Near its eye, TC Josie has average winds of up to 75km/per hour with momentary gusts of up to 100km per hour.

Yasawa, Mamanuca, Viti Levu, Kadavu and the islands of Lau and Lomaiviti must adhere to a gale warning.

However the Fiji Met Office has applied a strong wind warning for the rest of the country.

The heavy rain warning previously in force for the entire country is still in force.

Stay tuned for more updates on TC Josie.

See Simulation Below