Tropical cyclone 04P formed in the South Pacific today and is heading towards Fiji. The storm is expected to remain at tropical storm strength and cross the islands overnight Sunday night into Monday local time.
Tropical storm Four is forecast to strike Fiji at about 08:00 GMT on 13 December. Data supplied by the US Navy and Air Force Joint Typhoon Warning Center suggest that the point of landfall will be near 16.2 S, 177.4 E. Four is expected to bring 1-minute maximum sustained winds to the region of around 74 km/h (46 mph). Wind gusts in the area may be considerably higher.