2017-04-04 E-Edition

Caution urged as heavy rain set to hit wider Waikato region

Waikato Regional Council is urging local residents to be on the alert for heavy rain with MetService now issuing formal wet weather warnings for from north to south Waikato, Waitomo and the Coromandel Peninsula. A thunderstorm watch till midnight for the northern North Island, including the Coromandel and central Waikato, is also in place. The council’s regional hazards team leader […]

Severe rainfall expected in Auckland

Auckland Civil Defence and Emergency Management is monitoring a severe weather system that is due to close in on the Auckland region. “We expect the worst of the weather between 11am and 9pm,” says Metservice Metrologist Georgina Griffiths. “However, we are already seeing heavy rain in the region.” “This is likely to be a high-impact event with localised downpours having the potential […]

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