5 Feb 2018

Warning for Fiji farmers as rain continues

12:22 pm on 5 February 2018

Fiji's Ministry of Agriculture is warning farmers of the danger with a heavy rain warning still in force for Vanua Levu, Yasawa, Mamanuca, the Lau and Lomaiviti groups and much of Viti Levu.

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The Fiji Meteorological Services said localised heavy rain can cause flash flooding in low lying areas.

The ministry said farmers should keep their animals and implements away from flood-prone areas and secure their buildings..

It also warned farmers and their family members to be wary of waterways.