Weather watch: Strong wind warning remains

A strong wind warning remains in force for the land areas of Southern Lau Group. Picture: SUPPLIED/FIJI MET

A STRONG wind warning remains in force for the land areas of Southern Lau Group.

The weather bulletin issued from the National Weather Forecasting Centre in Nadi thisĀ  afternoon says a trough of low pressure with associated cloud and showers remains over the northeastern parts of Fiji.

It is expected to affect parts of the group till tonight.

The forecast to midnight tomorrow for the Fiji group expect easterly winds with average speed of 45km/hr with rough seas for the Southern Lau group.

Elsewhere expect moderate to fresh northeast to southeast winds with moderate to rough seas.

Occasional showers, heavy at times and few thunderstorms over Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands and Lau group.

Cloudy periods with some showers and isolated thunderstorms over the eastern parts and interior of the other larger islands and Lomaiviti group.

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

Isolated heavy falls expected. Localised heavy falls may lead to flash flooding of low lying areas.

Outlook for Sunday, Cloudy periods with some showers over the eastern parts and the interior of the larger islands.

Fine apart from afternoon and evening showers and isolated thunderstorms.

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