Weather Alert – Tropical Cyclone Mona approaching Fiji – U.S. Embassy Suva, Fiji (January 3, 2019)

Location: Fiji Islands

Event: The Fiji Meteorological Service advises that Tropical Cyclone Mona is approaching Fiji and may strengthen to a category 2 cyclone by Saturday. In affected areas, forecasters predict the storm will bring heavy rain and strong, damaging winds.

Actions to take:

  • Monitor local media and weather forecasts. Be aware that the storm path may change.
  • Follow directions of local officials.
  • Drive cautiously and avoid flooded areas. Be aware of the possibility of flash flooding.