‘Unusual high tides reason behind floods’

A car daaged in the flood at Yalalevu in Ba yesterday. Picture: BALJEET SINGH

A car daaged in the flood at Yalalevu in Ba yesterday. Picture: BALJEET SINGH

EXTENSIVE flooding associated with Tropical Cyclone Josie which wreaked havoc across the Western Division was caused by unusual high tides combined with excessively high rainfall. This was the word from Fiji Meteorological Service director Ravindra Kumar. “We are anticipating another low pressure system this week that will bring heavy rainfall, but we do not anticipate […]

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