Weather watch: Strong wind warning cancelled

A strong wind wind warning previously in force for land areas of Yasawa is now cancelled. Picture: SUPPLIED

THE strong wind warning previously in force for land areas of Yasawa is now cancelled.

The weather bulletin issued from the National Weather Forecasting Centre in Nadi this morning says a trough of low pressure remains slow moving to the north of the country.

An associated cloud and showers is expected to affect the northern and eastern parts of the country.

Meanwhile, a high pressure system to the south of Fiji directs a fresh to strong southeast wind flow over the group.

Forecast to midnight tomorrow for the Fiji group for Yasawa, Vanua Levu, eastern parts and interior of the larger islands expect cloudy periods and occasional showers.

Isolated thunderstorms with heavy falls likely.

For the rest of Fiji expect fine apart from afternoon or evening showers and cool at night.

And for mariners expect moderate to fresh southeast winds, gusting at times with moderate to rough seas.

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