Weather watch: Gale warning for Rotuma cancelled
19 May, 2019, 5:15 pm
THE gale warning previously in force for Rotuma is now cancelled.
The weather forecasting centre in Nadi says the depression is moving East-Southeast at about 10km/hr.
Meanwhile, for Rotuma, expect strong winds with speeds up to 55km/hr gradually easing, very rough seas with damaging southerly swells.
Occasional showers and few thunderstorms are also forecast.
The weatherman has also advised that sea flooding of low-lying coastal areas should be expected.
Tropical depression TD12F centre was located about 140km East-Northeast of Rotuma at 6am today.
Close to its centre, the depression is expected to have average winds up to 55km/hr with momentary gusts to 80km/hr.