According to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) Tropical Cyclone Harold was located approximately 625 km (390 mi) west of Fiji as of 0900 UTC on 7 April 2020, and was moving east-southeast at 28 kph (17 mph). At that time, Harold was generating maximum sustained winds of 204 kph, with gusts of up to 250 kph. On its current path, the storm is expected to pass near Viti Levu Island — where the capital Nadi is located, in the early afternoon hours of 8 April. Authorities issued a tropical cyclone warning for Kadavu and Ono-i-Lau islands, and warned of potential flash floods in areas along Harold’s path.