Weather watch: Heavy rain alert in force

The weather map that shows the trough of low pressure over the group, and brings with it associated cloud and showers. Picture: SUPPLIED

The weather map that shows the trough of low pressure over the group, and brings with it associated cloud and showers. Picture: SUPPLIED

Update: 12:59PM A HEAVY rain alert remains in force for the whole of Fiji.

This was confirmed in a special weather bulletin number four for Fiji on heavy rain issued from the National Weather Forecasting Centre in Nadi at 7:30am today.

The bulletin said a trough of low pressure with associated cloud and showers remained slow moving over the group.

Expect occasional showers, heavy at times and few thunderstorms over most places and showers becoming rain tonight.

There will also be isolated heavy falls expected with localised heavy falls, which may lead to flash flooding of low lying areas.

The next special weather bulletin will be issued around 1.30pm or earlier today.

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