TC Mona: Flood waters sweep through settlements in Labasa

PERSISTING heavy rain in Labasa has flooded low lying areas in Vunika and Vuo areas.

Residents of Vunika have started moving to the safety ground.

They have identified Vunika primary school as the evacuation centre.

Resident Kelera Moceivalenibula said flood waters invaded their area at 9am.

“We always go to the primary school in this kind of situation so we are packing our stuff and will take our children there,” she said.

Sunita Devi,  another resident said they have always been affected by flood waters during heavy downpour.

“Sometimes water goes into our house and we have to move to the primary school and stay there for a few days.”


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