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07 Feb 2017 description
report Government of Fiji

A Tropical Disturbance 09F was located near 20.6 latitude South and 179.2 longitude East or about 170km South-southwest of Matuku or about 200km South-southeast of Kadavu at 2pm this afternoon. It is slow moving and expected to move east-southeast further away from Fiji and has low chance of developing into a tropical cyclone. However, associated trough of low pressure with cloud and rain continues to affect the group. The following warnings and alert are currently in force:

  • A “Heavy Rain Warning” remains in force for the whole of Fiji;

05 Jan 2017 description

A two-week rehabilitation mission has arrived in Fiji's north to help the area recover from landslides and flooding associated with last month's Tropical Depression.

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05 Jan 2017 description

Thirteen roads in Fiji remain closed after last month's Tropical Depression.

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04 Jan 2017 description

Fiji's exports of root crops and vegetables are expected to be affected in the coming weeks as farmers count their losses suffered by flooding during Tropical Depression 04F.

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04 Jan 2017 description

6:48 am on 4 January 2017

The Fiji government has deployed a team to the island of Qamea following the landslides caused by recent Tropical Depression 04F.

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01 Jan 2017 description

2:26 pm on 29 December 2016

Fiji's electricity supply has been fully restored around the main island Viti Levu following floods caused by Tropical Depression 04F.

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01 Jan 2017 description

7:31 am on 29 December 2016

The Fiji Roads Authority says most roads are open but repair work is ongoing following severe flooding throughout much of the country last week.

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27 Dec 2016 description

Fiji's Minister for Health and Medical Services Rosy Akbar says people from her ministry have been deployed to flood affected areas to ensure there is no out break of diseases after last week's flooding.

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26 Dec 2016 description

The Red Cross in Fiji is handing out cleaning kits to communities hit hard by this week's flooding in an effort to prevent the spread of disease.

Director-General Filipe Nainoca said the hope is access will be restored to communities in the central highlands of Rakiraki within the next few days.

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23 Dec 2016 description

Fiji's Water Authority says it could take up to two weeks for utilities to be fully repaired after flooding hit the country.

Authority Acting Chief Executive Saman Ekanayake says many water plants and sources had been submerged in water.

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23 Dec 2016 description
report Pacific Community

As flood waters recede across Fiji, disaster management experts from the Pacific Community (SPC) are continuing to assist the national government’s response and recovery efforts in the wake of a tropical depression that hit the Pacific Island country this past week.

A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping expert is also supporting the team to ensure damage assessments and critical disaster data is being analysed to assist the relief efforts.

22 Dec 2016 description

Unprecedented flooding around the Fiji town of Rakiraki has washed away building material meant to repair homes damaged and destroyed after Cyclone Winston.

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22 Dec 2016 description

Disaster agencies in Fiji say their priority is getting utilities and roads repaired in flood-stricken communities.

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21 Dec 2016 description

Shopkeepers in the flood-swept Fijian town of Rakiraki have a massive clean-up today, after floodwaters left behind knee-high silt.

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20 Dec 2016 description
report Government of Fiji

Situation Report No: 12 issued by the National Emergency Operation Centre and cover the period from 1600-0000 hours Tuesday, 20/12/2016

1.0 HIGHLIGHTS OF THE LAST 8 HOURS

  • Nadi town flooded and traffic have warned off.
  • Rakiraki town closed and movement restricted.
  • Navua town is flooded.
  • RFMF and NFA on standby in the Central Division.
  • Northern Division EOC requests Qamea to be declared Disaster Area

2.0 WEATHER BULLETIN

20 Dec 2016 description
report Government of Fiji

Situation Report No: 13 issued by the National Emergency Operation Centre and cover the period from 2400-0800 hours Tuesday, 20/12/2016.

1.0 HIGHLIGHTS OF THE LAST 8 HOURS

Princess Road Sa wani closed under water from Rewa River at 4.8m high

20 Dec 2016 description
report Government of Fiji

Situation Report No: 14 issued by the National Emergency Operation Centre and cover the period from 0800-1600 hours Tuesday, 20/12/2016.

1.0 HIGHLIGHTS OF THE LAST 8 HOURS

20 Dec 2016 description
report Government of Fiji

Situation Report No: 15 issued by the National Emergency Operation Centre and cover the period from 1600-2400 hours Wednesday, 21/12/2016.

1.0 HIGHLIGHTS OF THE LAST 8 HOURS

20 Dec 2016 description

PDC is closely monitoring the ongoing heavy rainfall and flooding situation in Fiji. Attached is a PDC Situational Awareness product depicting estimated Rainfall Accumulation for the past 3 days, which is also available as a layer in DisasterAWARE.

If you would like to view this layer in real time in DisasterAWARE, please access the Hazard event through the link below and search “TRMM” in the “Layers” palette. Additional products will be issued as necessary for this event.

20 Dec 2016 description

Worst-hit areas in western Fiji are still recovering from February's devastating Cyclone Winston

SYDNEY, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Thousands of Fijians sheltered in evacuation centres and tents on Tuesday as heavy rain and floods cut roads, covered sugarcane fields and caused landslides, said the South Pacific nation's disaster office.

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