Flood warning remains for low lying areas

The Narara crossing in Rakiraki inundated with floodwaters. Picture: SUPPLIED/FRA

A FLOOD warning remains in force for low lying areas and downstream of  Rakiraki town.

A flood alert remains in force for low lying areas, small streams and areas adjacent to major rivers of Vanua Levu, Taveuni and Viti Levu.

The weather bulletin issued from the National Weather Forecasting Centre in Nadi at 11:09am today a trough of low pressure remains slow moving over the group.

Associated cloud and rain is expected to affect the group till Wednesday.

Meanwhile, a high pressure system to the far south of Fiji directs a fresh to strong easterly winds over the country.

The forecast to midnight tomorrow for Lau and Lomaiviti group, Kadavu and nearby smaller islands expect fresh to Strong easterly winds with speeds of 40 to 50 km/hr.

Winds easing from later today with rough to very rough seas.

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