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Weatherman says more flooding is expected as High tide comes in

The National Weather Forecasting Centre in Nadi is forecasting that more flash floods will occur as the High tide is expected in the next hour at 3:43pm. The Acting Director for Fiji Meteorological Service, Mr. Misaeli Funaki told Newswire that Tropical Depression (TD15F) is bringing in a lot of rain and more flooding is expected. […]

Peni Shute and Nacanieli Tuilevuka

April 4, 2016 2:27 pm

The National Weather Forecasting Centre in Nadi is forecasting that more flash floods will occur as the High tide is expected in the next hour at 3:43pm.

The Acting Director for Fiji Meteorological Service, Mr. Misaeli Funaki told Newswire that Tropical Depression (TD15F) is bringing in a lot of rain and more flooding is expected.

High tide is coming in and high tide is going be at 3:43pm today, which will cause more flash flood in most areas. This likely to be the case of today and tomorrow.

The tropical disturbance is located just South-West of Kadavu. Right now the concern for us is the heavy rain and the flash floods that its bringing along with it.

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The Acting Director for Fiji Meteorological Service, Mr. Misaeli Funaki. (Fijian Government)

Mr. Funaki said the heavy rain warning still remains in force for the whole of the Fiji group.

Well, we have been monitoring eversince that has gone with the heavy rain which is upon us right now. There is a flood warning for most rivers in parts of Fiji, from last night and today most of the rivers  are on warning level and some are on alert and the water level is continuously rising.

Mr. Funaki said the Tropical Disturbances is expected to clear out by Thursday.

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