Weather watch: Expect rain and thunderstorms

The weather bulletin issued from the National Weather Forecasting Centre in Nadi this morning says associated cloud and rain bands continue to affect the group. Picture: SUPPLIED

Expect rain in most parts of the country for the next few days as a trough of low pressure remains slow moving over the group.

The weather bulletin issued from the National Weather Forecasting Centre in Nadi this morning says associated cloud and rain bands continue to affect the group.

Meanwhile, a moist east to northerly wind flow prevails over the group.

The forecast to midnight tomorrow for the Fiji group, expect occasional rain, heavy at times and few thunderstorms over the western half of Viti Levu, Yasawa and Mamanuca group, Kadavu and nearby smaller islands and the southern Lau group.

Rain gradually easing to showers later tomorrow.

Elsewhere, some showers with isolated thunderstorms and heavy fall expected.

Localised heavy falls may lead to flash flooding of low-lying areas.

For mariners, expect moderate east to northerly winds, fresh at times with moderate to rough seas.

The outlook for Thursday, expect occasional showers and few thunderstorms over the western parts of Viti Levu, Yasawa and Mamanuca group, Kadavu and southern Lau group.

Elsewhere, cloudy periods with some showers and afternoon and evening thunderstorms and heavy falls.

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