Meghan arrived to cheers and whoops of delight at Suva Municipal Market.
But the duchess's visit was cut short due to a "security risk"
Meghan’s visit to the Suva Municipal Market should have lasted around 20 minutes.
But it was cut short to just over five minutes due to a “security risk”, Kensington Palace said.
It is thought the crowds combined with the hot atmosphere may have played a part in the decision to rush the pregnant royal from the scene.
Meghan was flanked by security and her personal protection officer throughout the visit to the hot and humid indoor market.
Kensington Palace blamed large crowds for her premature departure.
The pregnant wife of Prince Harry earlier in a blue and pink tiered silk Figue Frederica printed ruffle dress.
In preparation for the arrival of the former Suits actress, a group of women sung hymns outside the municipal market in Suva.
Crowds flocked to the market near the city’s port with Union Jacks, the Stars and Stripes and Fijian flags, with some taking shelter from the sun with umbrellas.
This article originally appeared on New Idea.