Drivers are being warned to take care and expect delays after
steady rain overnight has caused flooding and slips in
central New Zealand.
Saturated land won't have much of a chance to dry out as more
heavy rain is on its way to drench the country, WeatherWatch
A weather system with quite a bit of punch to it will bring
unsettled weather to much of the country for several days.
Head weather analyst Philip Duncan says a large low off the
west coast of the country will bring heavy rain throughout
New Zealanders should make the most of mild weather around
the country today, as forecasters are predicting conditions
to take a dive by the end of the weekend.
Heavy fog is causing disruptions to flights in Auckland this
Heavy rain in Waikato and Bay of Plenty eased overnight but
several roads and highways remain closed today.
Head weather analyst Philip Duncan says warmer weather is on
the way, with the settled conditions set to continue through
to next week.
Heavy rain is drenching the lower North Island as a front
moves up the country, giving the upper South Island a chance
to dry out.
A severe weather warning has been issued for Fiordland, as
heavy rain is set to pound the region for the next 24 hours,
before moving on to other parts of the South Island.
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