No change in curfew hours, as police crack down on defiant psv operators: NDMO

Curfew hours from 11pm to 4am daily still stands as police crackdown on public transport operators flouting cease-operation directives.

The confirmation on curfew hours come after public postings’ saying otherwise, and claiming that the revised directive was issued by the National Disaster Management Office.

As for the public transport orders, all operators including minibuses, taxis were directed to stop operations from 11pm yesterday. However, some operators were still seen on the roads today.

The Fiji Police will be monitoring this situation and will be attending to operators who are still seen on the roads, NDMO said in their latest advisory.

Until authorities says otherwise, the cease operation directive still stands.

Hurricane Warning – A hurricane warning is in force for the Yasawa Group, northern and eastern half of Viti Levu, Yadua, Galoa, Kia, Mali, Vanua Levu, Taveuni and nearby smaller islands, Matuku, Moala, Totoya and Lomaiviti Group.
Evacuation Centres open in three divisions – 531 people have moved into 24 evacuation centres opened overnight in the Central, Western and North. 
Flights – All Fiji Link flights scheduled for today and tomorrow have been cancelled.
Stay home directive for non-essential civil servants – All non-essential civil servants required to stay home during the height of Cyclone Yasa. 
Essential services will remain available for members of the public with minimum disruptions.

Road Situation Update – Fiji Roads Authority has shut down all traffic signals to prevent the controller from getting damaged due to TC Yasa.

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