Tropical Depression TD05F intensified into a category 1 system and was named Tropical Cyclone Ana early this morning.
TC Ana continues to move closer towards Fiji and was located about 175km northwest of Viwa at 9am today.
The system is expected to slow down as it moves over the group.
In its anticipated track, the eye of TC Ana is expected to be located closer to the Yasawa Group tonight and approach Viti Levu early tomorrow whilst remaining as a category 1 cyclone.
TC Ana is likely to make landfall over Ra Province around tomorrow morning then continue to move southeastwards over Viti Levu and track close to Kadavu around tomorrow night to Monday morning.
Please be advised that damaging winds are likely to begin several hours before the cyclone centre passes overhead or nearby.
Gale force winds has been reported over Yasawa-i-Rara this morning and is expected to affect the rest of the Fiji Group from later today.