Tropical Disturbance TD09F lies to the north of Fiji and expected to gradually drift southwards over the north eastern parts of the group.
The associated active trough with cloud and rain is expected to affect the northern and eastern parts of the country from midday today.
A heavy rain warning remains in force for Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands and Lau group.
A strong wind warning remains in force for both land areas and waters of eastern parts of Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands and Lau group.
Expect occasional rain with few thunderstorms and heavy falls expected over Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands and the Lau group. Rain becoming frequent and heavy later today.
Elsewhere, occasional showers over the eastern parts and interior of Viti Levu, Kadavu and nearby smaller islands.
Cloudy periods with showers and thunderstorms expected in the afternoon and evening.
Localised heavy falls with thunderstorms expected especially in theafternoon or evening.
Persistent heavy falls may lead to flash flooding of low lying area.
For Northern Vanua Levu Waters and Lau Waters: Expect southerly to northerly winds of 15 to 20 knots. Winds becoming predominantly northwest to northeast later today and increasing to 20 to 25 knots.
Rough seas. Moderate northerly swells. Poor visibility in areas of heavy rain and thunderstorms.
For the rest of Fiji Waters: Northwest to southerly winds 15 to 20 knots. Moderate to rough seas. Poor visibility in areas of heavy showers and thunderstorms.