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Floods in Fiji

A severe flood warning remains in place for low lying areas of Western Viti Levu island.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Flooding has caused road closures, power cuts and left people cut off from their homes or destinations. Ra, Tavua/Nadarivatu, Ba, Lautoka, Nadi and Nadroga/Navosa districts are the most severely impacted. Local authorities have also imposed a 12-hour curfew (restriction of movement) order for certain towns and cities in these affected areas.

Heavy rains forecast to continue for several days.

Travellers should continue to monitor the latest situation on the Fiji Meteorological Service website, in local newspapers and on Radio Fiji 2 on 105 FM.

Published 25 January 2012