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Fiji: Western town centres to restrict access later today

Authorities in the Western Division will restrict access into town centres in the division from 6:00pm today to 6:00am tomorrow (Friday 31st January, 2014).

This precautionary measure comes as weather conditions worsen around parts of the country, especially in the Western Division.

Western Divisional Commissioner, Joeli Cawaki said all district emergency operations centres were activated last night to respond to the weather conditions.

However, he said that authorities will continue to monitor the situation and update the public on developments.

"Police and military personnel will be monitoring all movements of members of the public to ensure that no accidents happen," Mr Cawaki said.

Meanwhile, 11 evacuation centres are currently active in the Western Division.

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