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Weather Bulletin

A HEAVY RAIN ALERT REMAINS IN FORCE FOR FIJI. For more info refer to

www.met.gov.fj/aifs_prods/20014.txt

Situation: A trough of low pressure with associated cloud and rain

lies over the eastern parts of Fiji and is gradually moving westwards

over the rest of the country. It is expected to affect the group till

Wednesday.

Forecast to midnight tonight for the Fiji group:

For Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands, Lau and Lomaiviti

group, eastern parts and the interior of Viti Levu, Kadavu and its

nearby smaller islands.:

Occasional rain, heavy at times and few thunderstorms.

Localised heavy falls may lead to flash flooding of low lying areas.

For the rest of Fiji:

Cloudy periods with some showers, with afternoon or evening

thunderstorms and heavy falls. Showers possibly increasing to rain

and becoming frequent from later today.

Moderate to fresh north to northeast winds, gusty at times.

Rough seas.

Outlook for Tuesday : Occasional rain and few thunderstorms over

most places.

For Navua / Suva / Nausori :

Occasional rain and few thunderstorms with isolated heavy falls.

Outlook for Tuesday : Occasional rain and few thunderstorms.

For Sigatoka / Coral Coast:

Cloudy periods with afternoon or evening showers and few

thunderstorms. Isolated heavy falls expected.

Outlook for Tuesday: Some showers.

For Nadi / Lautoka / Ba :

Cloudy periods with some showers with afternoon or evening

thunderstorms and heavy falls. Showers possibly increasing and

becoming frequent from later today.

Outlook for Tuesday : Some showers

For Tavua/Rakiraki

Cloudy periods with some showers with afternoon or evening

thunderstorms and heavy falls. Showers increasing to rain and

becoming frequent from later today.

Outlook for Tuesday: Occasional rain and few thunderstorms.

For Labasa :

Occasional rain, heavy at times and few thunderstorms.

Outlook for Tuesday : Occasional rain.

For Savusavu : Occasional rain, heavy at times and few thunderstorms.

Outlook for Tuesday : Occasional rain.

For Rotuma :

Situation: A trough of low pressure remains slow moving to the east

of Rotuma. It is expected to gradually move over the island tlater

today.

Occasional rain, heavy at times and few thunderstorms.

Moderate north to northeast winds, fresh at times.

Moderate to rough seas.

Outlook for Tuesday : Occasional rain, heavy at times and few

thunderstorms.

Marine Weather Bulletin

A STRONG WIND WARNING REMAINS IN FORCE FOR ALL FIJI WATERS

Situation:

A trough of low pressure with associated cloud and rain lies over the

eastern parts of Fiji and is gradually moving westwards over the rest

of the country. It is expected to affect the group till Wednesday.

Forecast to midnight tonight for Fiji waters:

For Northern Vanua Levu Waters, Lau Waters and Koro Sea:

Northerly winds winds 20 to 25 knots.

Rough seas.

Poor visibility in areas of heavy rain and thunderstorms.

Further outlook: Northerly winds 20 to 25 knots. Rough seas.

For the rest of Fiji Waters:

Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots, expected to become northerly and

increase 20 to 25 knots from later today

Moderate seas becoming rough from later today.

Further outlook: Northerly winds 20 to 25 knots. Rough seas.

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