Over 4,000 people in evacuation centres in Fiji

A total of 4,069 people are currently taking shelter in evacuation centres around Fiji.

This has been confirmed by the National Disaster Management Office.

As heavy rain continues to be experienced in parts of the country, the NDMO said a total of 156 evacuation centres have been opened.

There are 106 centres open in the Western Division, 33 centres in the Central Division, 16 in the North, and one in the Eastern Division.