Heavy rain warning issued

The Port Moresby Weather Service has issued a warning of heavy rain, showers and thunderstorms causing flooding and landslides.

These are associated with monsoon trough to be experienced in the coming days in some areas of Southern, Momase, Highlands and New Guinea Islands Region.

Heavy rains are forecasted to occur and persist over the areas mentioned within the next 18 to 24 hours, causing flooding and landslides.

All affected communities or areas are asked to take necessary precautions.

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