Weather watch: Heavy rain warning cancelled

A trough of low pressure remains slow moving over the northern parts of Fiji. Picture: SUPPLIED

A HEAVY rain warning previously in force for Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands, Lau and Lomaiviti Group is now cancelled.

However, the weather bulletin issued from the National Weather Forecasting Centre in Nadi at 10:45am today says a trough of low pressure remains slow moving over the northern parts of Fiji.

Associated cloud and showers are expected to affect the northern and eastern parts of the group till later tonight.

The forecast to midnight tomorrow for the Fiji group expect occasional showers and few thunderstorms over Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands and Lau group.

Showers gradually easing tonight.

Cloudy with some showers and possible isolated afternoon or evening thunderstorms over Lomaiviti group and the eastern parts and interior of Viti Levu.

Elsewhere, fine apart from isolated afternoon or evening showers and thunderstorms.