20 May 2008

Fiji experiencing heavy rain and flooding

1:37 pm on 20 May 2008

The Nadi Weather Office in Fiji has issued a flash flood warning for low lying areas of the country.

There has already been heavy rain and some flooding around Sigatoka.

The Fijilive website reports that hundreds of school students in the town have been sent home.

It also reports that some roads in Rakiraki are under water and some business premises have been flooded.