TROPICAL Depression TD03F is expected to intensify into a Category One tropical cyclone in the next 12 to 18 hours, says the Fiji Meteorological Service in a weather bulletin issued at 8.35am today.
TD03F was located about 470km west-northwest of Rotuma and about 860km northwest of Nadi at 7am today.
At 7pm today, on its projected path, TD03F’s centre is expected to be located about 220km west-southwest of Rotuma or about 560km north-northwest of Nadi.
TD03F is expected to be about 170km north-northeast of Yasawa-i-Rara or about 210 km northwest of Labasa at 7am tomorrow morning
TD03F is expected to have average winds of 65km/hr and momentary gusts to 90km/hr close to its centre.