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Weather Bulletin

Issued from the National Weather Forecasting Centre Nadi
at 5:30am on Wednesday the 28th of February 2018

A HEAVY RAIN WARNING REMAINS IN FORCE FOR VANUA LEVU, TAVEUNI AND
NEARBY SMALLER ISLANDS, LAU AND LOMAIVITI GROUP, NORTHERN, EASTERN
AND INTERIOR PARTS OF VITI LEVU, KADAVU AND ITS NEARBY SMALLER
ISLANDS.

For more info refer to www.met.gov.fj/aifs_prods/20014.txt

A FLOOD ALERT REMAINS IN FORCE FOR THE LOW LYING AREAS AND SMALL
STREAMS OF VANUA LEVU, NORTHERN, EASTERN AND INTERIOR PARTS OF VITI
LEVU AND FOR LOW LYING AREAS, SMALL STREAMS AND AREAS DOWNSTREAM OF
NASIVI STATION TO TAVUA TOWN.

For more info refer to www.met.gov.fj/aifs_prods/20016.txt.

Situation: An active trough of low pressure with associated cloud and
rain remains slow moving over Fiji. It is expected to affect the
group till later Thursday.

Forecast to midnight tonight for the Fiji group:
Periods of rain, heavy at times and few squally thunderstorms over
Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands, Lau and Lomaiviti
group, northern, eastern parts and the interior of Viti Levu, Kadavu
and nearby smaller islands.

Elsewhere, occasional rain and isolated
thunderstorms with heavy falls.
Localised heavy falls may lead to flash flooding of low lying areas.
Moderate to fresh northerly winds, gusty at times.
Rough seas.
Outlook for Thursday : Occasional rain, heavy at times and few
thunderstorms over most places.

For Navua / Suva / Nausori :
Periods of rain, heavy at times and few squally thunderstorms.
Outlook for Thursday : Occasional rain, heavy at times and few
thunderstorms.

For Sigatoka / Coral Coast:
Occasional rain. Isolated thunderstorms with heavy falls.
Outlook for Wednesday: Occasional rain, heavy at times and few
thunderstorms.

For Nadi / Lautoka / Ba :
Occasional rain. Isolated thunderstorms with heavy falls.
Outlook for Thursday : Occasional rain, heavy at times and few
thunderstorms.

For Rakiraki/ Tavua:
Occasional rain. Isolated thunderstorms with heavy falls.
Outlook for Wednesday: Occasional showers, heavy at time and few
thunderstorms.

For Labasa :
Periods of rain, heavy at times and few squally thunderstorms.
Outlook for Thursday : Occasional rain, heavy at times and few
thunderstorms.

For Savusavu : Periods of rain, heavy at times and few squally
thunderstorms.
Outlook for Thursday : Rain easing to showers.

For Rotuma :
Situation: A trough of low pressure remains slow moving over to the
south of Rotuma. Associated cloud and showers affects the island.
Meanwhile, a moist northerly wind flow prevails over Rotuma.
Cloudy periods with some showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Moderate northerly winds, fresh at times.
Moderate to rough seas.

Outlook for Thursday : Occasional showers and few thunderstorms.

Marine Weather Bulletin

Issued from the National Weather Forecasting Centre Nadi
at 8:30am on Wednesday the 28th of February 2018

A STRONG WIND WARNING REMAINS IN FORCE FOR ALL FIJI WATERS.

Situation:
An active trough of low pressure with associated cloud and rain
remains slow moving over Fiji. It is expected to affect the group
till later Thursday.

Forecast to 6am tomorrow for Fiji waters:

Northerly 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.

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