Weather watch: Strong wind warning for Fiji waters

A trough of low pressure lies slow moving to the northern parts of the Fiji group. Picture: SUPPLIED

A STRONG wind warning remains in force for Southwest Viti Levu waters, Yasawa and Mamanuca waters, Kadavu and Vatu-i-Ra passages and Northern Vanua Levu waters.

The weather bulletin issued from the National Weather Forecasting Centre in Nadi

This afternoon says a trough of low pressure lies slow moving to the northern parts of the Fiji group and is expected to gradually drift south and affect the country till Wednesday.

The forecast to midnight tomorrow for the Fiji group expect occasional showers, heavy at times and few thunderstorms over Vanua Levu, the eastern parts and interior of the larger islands.

Showers possibly increasing to rain later tonight and spreading over the rest of the group and becoming frequent and heavy at times.

Elsewhere, cloudy periods with some showers.

Isolated afternoon or evening heavy falls with thunderstorms possible.

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