Weather watch: Tropical disturbance expected to move towards Fiji

Update: 12:45PM TROPICAL Disturbance, TD07F, currently to the far west northwest of Fiji near Vanuatu is expected to move towards Fiji and may gradually intesify into a depression and possibly affect the group from Thursday.

This has been confirmed in the special weather bulletin number 54 on heavy rain issued
from RSMC in NADI this morning.

However, a
heavy rain warning remains in
force for Vanua Levu, Taveuni, Kadavu, Lau, Lomaiviti Group, Yasawa and
Mamanuca Group, Northern and Western parts of Viti Levu.

There is
also a heavy rain alert force for the rest of Fiji.

The bulletin
says dominant moist north-westerly wind flow prevails over Fiji with the trough
of low pressure just to the west of the country.

Meanwhile, Tropical
Depression 08F lies slow moving just to the south of Fiji and is moving south
away from the group.

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