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A STRONG WIND WARNING REMAINS IN FORCE FOR LAND AREAS OF SOUTHERN

LAU.

A HEAVY RAIN WARNING REMAINS IN FORCE FOR VANUA LEVU, TAVEUNI AND

NEARBY SMALLER ISLANDS, LAU AND LOMAIVITI GROUP.

A HEAVY RAIN ALERT REMAIN IN FORCE FOR THE REST OF FIJI.

For more information, refer to latest Special Weather Bulletin on

Heavy Rain issued by the National Weather Forecasting Center, Nadi:

www.met.gov.fj/aifs_prods/20014.txt

A FLOOD ALERT REMAINS IN FORCE FOR LOW LYING AREAS, SMALL STREAMS AND

AREAS ADJACENT TO THE DOWNSTREAM OF DREKETILAILAI STATION TO QAWA

RIVER, AND FOR LOW LYING AREAS, SMALL STREAMS AND AREAS ADJACENT TO

MAJOR RIVERS OF VANUA LEVU AND TAVEUNI.

For more information, refer to latest Special Weather Bulletin on

Flood issued by the National Weather Forecasting Center, Nadi:

www.met.gov.fj/aifs_prods/20016.txt

Situation: A trough of low pressure with associated cloud and rain

continues to affect the northern and eastern parts of the country.

Forecast to midnight tonight for the Fiji group:

For Land areas of Southern Lau:

Strong northerly winds with average speed of 50km/hr with momentary

gusts to 75km/hr, easing to moderate to fresh, gusty at times

tonight. Elsewhere, moderate to fresh southwest to northerly winds.

Rough to very rough seas.

For Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands, Lau and Lomaiviti

group:

Occasional rain, heavy at times and few thunderstorms. Rain and

thunderstorms becoming heavy and frequent from today. Elsewhere,

occasional showers. Isolated heavy falls and thunderstorms likely.

Showers increasing to rain from later today.

Localised heavy falls may lead to flooding of low lying areas.

Outlook for Thursday : Occasional rain, heavy at times and few

thunderstorms. Rain spreading to the rest of the group and becoming

frequent and heavy.

For Navua / Suva / Nausori :

Occasional showers. Isolated heavy falls and thunderstorms likely.

Showers increasing to rain from later today.

Outlook for Thursday : Occasional rain, heavy at times and few

thunderstorms.

For Sigatoka / Coral Coast: Occasional showers. Isolated heavy falls

and thunderstorms likely. Showers increasing to rain from later

today.

Outlook for Thursday: Occasional rain, heavy at times and few

thunderstorms.

For Nadi / Lautoka / Ba :

Occasional showers. Isolated heavy falls and thunderstorms likely.

Showers increasing to rain from later today.

Outlook for Thursday : Occasional rain, heavy at times and few

thunderstorms.

For Rakiraki / Tavua: Occasional showers. Isolated heavy falls and

thunderstorms likely. Showers increasing to rain from later today.

Outlook for Thursday: Occasional rain, heavy at times and few

thunderstorms.

For Labasa :

Occasional rain, heavy at times and few thunderstorms. Rain becoming

heavy and frequent from today.

Outlook for Thursday : Periods of rain, heavy at times and few

thunderstorms.

For Savusavu : Occasional rain, heavy at times and few thunderstorms.

Rain becoming heavy and frequent from today.

Outlook for Thursday : Periods of rain, heavy at times and few

thunderstorms.

For Rotuma :

Situation: A trough of low pressure remains slow moving over Rotuma.

Associated cloud and rain affects the island.

Occasional rain, heavy at times and few thunderstorms.

Moderate to fresh northwesterly winds, gusty at times.

Moderate to rough seas.

Outlook for Thursday : Rain and thunderstorms.

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