Bridges submerged as heavy rain belts Nadroga highlands; Villagers stranded

Emuri villagers crossing the flooded Tuva bridge in Nadroga last week. Picture: BALJEET SINGH

VILLAGERS in Lomawai and Emuri in Nadroga were left stranded today after bridges near communities disappeared under flood waters. Emuri villager Sakiusa Qautoka said their village was inaccessible since yesterday. “There wasn’t a lot of rain here but there’s a lot of rain further uphill which is why bridges downstream are getting flooded,” Mr Qautoka […]

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