35 centres for flood evacuees

Update: 1:42PM A TOTAL of 35 evacuation centres currently home to 1869 evacuees will be open for the next 48hours.

Director National Disaster Management Office Anare Leweniqila said food rations will be distributed to these 35 evacuation centres, and the food ration is to last them for two days.

Mr Leweniqila said they are still receiving reports of some low lying areas still flooded, and people are advised against traveling through flooded water sources.

Meanwhile, the Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama this morning left Suva headed for the Western Division visiting flood affected areas caused by Tropical Cyclone Josie.

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