Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Suva, Fiji

February 2, 2018

Location: Fiji and Tonga

Event: There are a series of three weather systems with the potential to pass over Fiji and Tonga over the next seven days, causing widespread heavy rain and possible flooding. There is a possibility that one or more of the systems could develop into a tropical cyclone with destructive winds.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid travel to low-lying areas until the storms have dissipated and flood waters have receded.
  • Monitor the local news for updates.
  • Seek secure shelter.
  • Prepare for severe weather by ensuring an adequate supply of bottled water, non-perishable food items, medications, and vital documents.
  • Visit the Fiji Meteorological Service, Na Draki, or the Central Pacific Hurricane Center for updated storm tracking information.
  • Assistance: