29 Nov 2010

Fiji opens some emergency shelters ahead of possible cyclone

9:06 am on 29 November 2010

Emergency operation centers in Fiji's western division and in Kadavu have been activated in preparations for a predicted cyclone.

The Director of the National Disaster Management Office, Pajiliai Dobui told Fiji Live that emergency agencies are also on standby.

Mr Dobui said heavy rains had already caused flooding in parts of Ba province.

Fiji Village says schools across Fiji have been closed for the day.