Weather watch: Met Office issues heavy rain alert

Update: 10:08AM A HEAVY rain warning is now in place for the western and northern parts of Viti Levu, Vanua Levu, Kadavu as well as the Yasawa and Mamanuca groups.

An advisory
released by the Fiji Meteorological Service stated Tropical Depression 09F was
located 740km west-northwest of Nadi at 6am today.

“It is
moving southeast at 10km per hour as associated cloud and rain affects the
group,” the advisory said.

People can
expect periods of heavy rain and squally thunderstorms.

Meanwhile,
the public has been urged to be alert as heavy rain could lead to flash
flooding.

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