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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens

U.S. Embassy Suva, Fiji

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Tropical Cyclone Forecast
April 6, 2016

The U.S. Embassy in Suva, Fiji, informs U.S. citizens residing in or visiting our consular district (Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Tuvalu, French Polynesia, and Wallis & Futuna) of a tropical cyclone forecast for Fiji.  Regional meteorological services predict there is a high risk that effects from Category 2 Tropical Cyclone Zena will directly impact Fiji Wednesday and Thursday.   Rainfall accumulation, strong winds, and increased flooding are expected.  A flood warning remains in force for low-lying areas in the Western Division, including Nadi.  All U.S. citizens living in or traveling to the area should monitor local weather reports, follow directions from local officials, and take other appropriate actions as needed.

For more information you may visit the following weather tracking websites:  Na Draki, Fiji Meteorological Service, or the Central Pacific Hurricane Center.

For further information about the emergency situation in Fiji:

  • See the State Department's travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Fiji Country Specific Information.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. 
  • Contact the U.S. Embassy in Suva, located at 158 Princes Road, Tamavua, Suva, Fiji, at +679 331 4466, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday or email the American Citizens Services unit at  After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +679 772 8049.
  • Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).