A heavy rain warning is in force for Yasawa and the Mamanuca Group the Eastern Half of Viti Levu and Lomaiviti Group.
This heavy rain is likely to spread to Vanua Levu , Taveuni and nearby smaller islands.
Meanwhile a strong wind warning is also issued that will affect the land areas of Lau and Lomaiviti Group, Kadavu and nearby smaller islands and areas in the southern and northern Viti Levu.
With the heavy rain experience, flash flooding of low lying areas is going to happen. The heavy rain conditions will continue in the next few days.
The National Disaster Management Office is advising the general public to be prepared and take heed of the heavy rain warning that can cause flooding to low lying areas.
People residing in low lying areas should take heed of the warning and make preparation to evacuate to higher grounds well before flood waters rise.
Mariners are advised to take heed of the strong wind warning, especially, small boat owners not to venture in rough seas to avoid incidents that may cause loss of lives.