‘Healing water’ visitors advised to reconsider travel
Fiji Roads Authority (FRA) is advising motorists intending to travel to Natadradave in Dawasamu to reconsider travel plans because of the high possiELOLW\ RI aeRRGLQJ UHVXOWLQJ IURP the continuous rain.
Natadradave is the site of the socalled “healing water” which have attracted crowds of people.
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Other prevailing conditions include slippery road surfaces especially on the unsealed road network and potholes on sealed road surfaces. FRA wishes to advise that the Korovou road crews are also inspecting other roads in the area that may also come under water as a result of the heavy rain. Source: Fiji Roads Authority