Northern families evacuated

Police officers help evacuate families living in low lying areas of Vulovi. Picture: SERAFINA SILAITOGA

Police officers help evacuate families living in low lying areas of Vulovi. Picture: SERAFINA SILAITOGA

Update: 8:38AM POLICE officers were out in numbers this morning evacuating families residing in low lying areas of Vulovi, Batinikama, Siberia and Soasoa.

These areas
are currently underwater and police have pleaded with the public to remain
indoors and safe.

Divisional
Police Commander North SSP Verani Nakauyaca has pleaded with the public to stay
indoors and stay safe.

He has
asked parents to remain vigilant with their children and ensure they were safe and
stay away from flood waters.

“Our team
is monitoring the area and we are asking people to move to safety now and not
wait for flood waters to rise.”

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