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You may have heard of a large 7.6 magnitude earthquake near the Loyalty Islands. There is no tsunami threat to any part of New Zealand. More information on civildefence.govt.nz.
Heavy rain for Marlborough and northwestern ranges of Nelson. A complex low system covers the North Island and Tasman Sea, directing a moist easterly flow across central New Zealand.
The Metservice have issued a severe weather warning for the Nelson Tasman region from Wednesday night through until later on Thursday.
Keep calm after an earthquake.
A front is expected to move east across New Zealand today and during Friday morning bringing a burst of heavy rain to many areas.
Please be aware of the current MetService Severe Weather Warning for our region.
MetService have issued a severe weather warning for our region.
MetService has continued the severe weather warning for our region through to Monday morning.
MetService have issued a severe weather warning for our region from early Sunday morning.
The Tasman District is moving into recovery mode after cyclones Gita and Fehi.