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Heavy rain warning issued 6 November

Situation

The Metservice have issued a severe weather warning for the Nelson Tasman region from Wednesday night through until later on Thursday.

Forecast

Area: Ranges of Buller and northwest Nelson
Valid: 22 hours from 9:00 pm Wednesday to 7:00 pm Thursday

Forecast: Periods of heavy rain. Expect 120 to 180mm of rain to accumulate. Peak intensities of 15 to 25mm especially during Thursday morning and afternoon.

 Please stay up to date with forecasts at the MetService website.

Caution required

  • Heavy rain may cause streams and rivers to rise rapidly, and surface flooding and slips are also possible.
  • Driving conditions may be hazardous.
  • Swimming in the sea and rivers may also pose health hazards.
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