Otago Regional Council will keep an eye on Lake Wakatipu this
weekend following Metservice predictions heavy rain will fall
in the headwaters of the region's rivers and lakes.
Metservice is expecting a series of fronts and troughs to
move up the South Island on Sunday, followed by a cold
Lake Wakatipu is expected to peak at 311.2m early on Monday
morning, which could place pressure on the resort's
The anticipated lake level is just below the 311.3m at which
minor ponding occurs in lakeside reserves.
Flood managers will monitor the situation during the weekend
and issue updates as required.