Heavy rain warning cancelled

A heavy rain warning previously issued for Rennell & Bellona, Makira, Malaita, Central, Western and Guadalcanal provinces is now cancelled.

The Solomon Islands Meteorological Service (SIMS) has confirmed.

SIMS said situation now is that a west to northwest wind flow persists over Solomon Islands with associated showers are now slowly easing and below the warning threshold.

Solomon Islands has been battered with heavy rain for the past weeks causing flash flooding in parts of the country, damage to infrastructures (road and bridges), properties and deaths from a landslide in Guadalcanal Province.