February 4, 2017 7:10 pm

Heavy rain alert in force for Lau, Vanua Levu, and Taveuni

The Fiji Meteorological Service has issued a heavy rain alert for the Lau Group, Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands.

7.00pm: A trough of low pressure remains slow moving over Fiji.  Associated heavy rain and squally thunderstorms are expected to move over the North and Eastern parts of the group from tomorrow

Occasional rain with isolated thunderstorms, rain becoming frequent and heavy with squally thunderstorms from later tomorrow over the areas mentioned above.

Localised heavy rain may lead to flash flooding in these regions.