Weather watch: Damaging heavy swell alert

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A damaging heavy swell alert is now in force for Southern Lau waters, Southern Koro sea, Kadavu passage and Southwest Viti Levu waters.

The Fiji Meteorological Department has also issued a coastal flood alert areas of Kadavu and Southern Lau group.

“A deep low pressure system to far southeast of Fiji is expected to generate and direct damaging heavy southeasterly swells over parts of Fiji waters,” said Fiji Met.

Wave heights for  Southern Lau waters, Southern Koro sea, Kadavu passage and Southwest Viti Levu waters is forecasted to be as height as 4 metres.

“Expect coastal sea flooding.”

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