A HEAVY RAIN ALERT REMAINS IN FORCE FOR VANUA LEVU, TAVEUNI AND NEARBY SMALLER ISLANDS, KADAVU, LAU AND LOMAIVITI GROUP AND EASTERN HALF OF VITI LEVU.
An active trough of low pressure with associated cloud and rain lies just to the north of Fiji.
It is expected to gradually drift southwards towards Fiji and affect the northern and eastern parts of the group from tomorrow. Forecast to midnight tomorrow for the Fiji group:
Cloudy periods with some showers over Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands, Kadavu, Lau and Lomaiviti group and the eastern half of Viti Levu.
Isolated heavy falls expected. Showers increasing to rain from tomorrow. Elsewhere, fine apart from afternoon or evening showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Localised heavy falls may lead to flash flooding of low lying areas.
Moderate to fresh easterly winds.
Moderate to rough seas.
Outlook for Wednesday : Occasional rain and few thunderstorms over Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands, Kadavu, Lau and Lomaiviti group and the eastern half of Viti Levu.
Elsewhere, Occasional showers and isolated thunderstorms.