WEEKLY WEATHER UPDATE FOR WESTERN DIVISION

Odd showers were experienced over the west this past week with some modest accumulations reported. The predominant feature was a cloud band associated with the SPCZ, which resulted in isolated afternoon and evening showers. Monasavu reported a weekly accumulation of 159mm while the Penang Mill and Nacocolevu reported in the excess of 30mm.

The start of this week saw some gusty trade winds making its way over the entire region.

Generally a fine weekend ahead with isolated afternoon and evening showers. No sign of any significant rain bearing weather systems affecting the west of Fiji at this time. Fire danger remains high in the west.

LOCATION 19th November 20th November 21st November 22nd November 23rd November 24th November 25th November
Penang Mill NIL NIL 31 8 NIL NIL NIL
Vatukoula N/R U/S U/S N/R N/R U/S U/S
Ba NIL 3 NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL
Lautoka NIL 2 1 2 10 NIL NIL
Nadi Airport NIL NIL TRC TRC NIL NIL NIL
Monasavu 5 3 68 33 33 13 4
Nacocolevu NIL NIL 7 NIL NIL 10 18
Fijian Resort N/R U/S TRC NIL NIL NIL NIL

Unless otherwise indicated rainfall is for the 24 hour period ending at 9am on the dates shown.

 

SOURCE: Fiji Meteorological Service