A HEAVY RAIN WARNING REMAINS IN FORCE FOR YASAWA AND MAMANUCA GROUP, NORTHERN AND EASTERN VITI LEVU, VANUA LEVU, TAVEUNI AND NEARBY SMALLER ISLANDS, LAU AND LOMAIVITI GROUP AND IS NOW CANCELLED FOR THE REST OF FIJI.
A FLOOD ALERT REMAINS IN FORCE FOR THE LOW LYING AREAS AND AREAS DOWNSTREAM OF NAYAVU STATION IN THE WAINIBUKA RIVER.
A FLASH FLOOD ALERT REMAINS IN FORCE FOR LOW LYING AREAS AND AREAS ADJACENT TO SMALL STREAMS FROM VEISARI TO LAMI, SUVA TO NAUSORI AND KOROVOU TO RAKIRAKI, SOUTHERN VANUA LEVU FROM NABOUWALU ALONG KUBULAU TO SAVUSAVU.
A DAMAGING HEAVY SWELLS WARNING PREVIOUSLY IN FORCE FOR THE COASTAL AREAS OF SOUTHWEST PARTS OF VITI LEVU [CORAL COAST TO PACIFIC HARBOUR], SOUTHERN COASTAL AREAS OF MAMANUCA GROUP, KADAVU, BEQA AND VATULELE IS NOW CANCELLED.
A trough of low pressure remains slow-moving in the vicinity of the Fiji group and gradually drifting eastwards away from the country. It is expected to affect the country until later today.
Forecast to midnight tonight for the Fiji group:
Occasional rain, heavy at times and few thunderstorms over Yasawa and Mamanuca group, Northern and Eastern Viti Levu, Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands, Lau and Lomaiviti group. Rain gradually easing to showers later today.
Elsewhere, cloudy periods with some showers and isolated afternoon or evening thunderstorms.
Localised heavy falls may lead to flash flooding of low lying areas.
Moderate to fresh easterly to northerly winds. Winds gradually becoming southerly later today.
Moderate to rough seas.