An active trough of low pressure with associated rain and
showers approaches the group from west. It is expected to affect the country till Saturday.
Meanwhile, a high pressure system together with a low pressure system to the south of Fiji generates and directs
heavy southerly swells towards the southern and western parts of the country.
Forecast to midnight tonight for the Fiji group:
Periods of heavy rain and few thunderstorms over Yasawa and Mamanuca
group, western half and interior of Viti Levu, Kadavu and nearby smaller
islands. Rain becoming frequent and heavy from later tonight.
Occasional rain over the rest of Viti Levu, and southern Lau group.
Showers increasing to rain from tonight with thunderstorms and heavy
Occasional rain and few thunderstorms elsewhere.
Localised heavy falls may lead to flash flooding of low lying areas.
Expect sea flooding especially during high tides of coastal areas of southwestern Viti Levu [Coral Coast to Pacific Harbour, southern coast of Mamanuca group, Kadavu, Beqa and Vatulele.