Otago flooding in pictures

Oamaru's Old Mill Rd on Saturday afternoon after the rain event. Photo: Shannon Gillies
Oamaru's Old Mill Rd on Saturday afternoon. Photo: Shannon Gillies
Flooding across paddocks in Taieri. Photo: ORC
Flooding across paddocks in Taieri. Photo: ORC
Flooding in Dunedin. Photo: Peter McIntosh
Flooding in Dunedin. Photo: Peter McIntosh
Henley township on Saturday morning.  Photo: Stephen Jaquiery
Henley township on Saturday morning. Photo: Stephen Jaquiery
Adams Plumbing on Dikes Rd. Photo: Stephen Jaqiuery
Adams Plumbing on Dikes Rd. Photo: Stephen Jaqiuery
Firefighters work to pump water from a flooded street. Photo: Peter McIntosh
Firefighters work to pump water from a flooded street. Photo: Peter McIntosh
Shaun Bingard started sandbagging his house in  Gordon Rd, Mosgiel, on Saturday morning. Mr...
Shaun Bingard started sandbagging his house in Gordon Rd, Mosgiel, on Saturday morning. Mr Bingard said he had "never seen anything this bad" in 20 years. Photo: Margot Taylor
Portobello Rd on Saturday morning. Photo: Matthew Holdridge
Portobello Rd on Saturday morning. Photo: Matthew Holdridge
A slip on Serpentine Ave. Photo: Debbie Porteous
A slip on Serpentine Ave. Photo: Debbie Porteous
Residents at Ravenswood Rd and Bedford St were evacuated by police as a muddy deluge caused by a...
Residents at Ravenswood Rd and Bedford St in St Clair were evacuated by police as a muddy deluge caused by a slip runs down Bedford St. Photo: Margot Taylor
Waves striking the Oamaru breakwater just before noon on Saturday. Photo: Shannon Gillies
Waves striking the Oamaru breakwater just before noon on Saturday. Photo: Shannon Gillies
Macandrew Bay on Saturday morning. Photo: Matthew Holdridge
Macandrew Bay on Saturday morning. Photo: Matthew Holdridge
Flood waters at Centennial Park in Oamaru. Photo: Shannon Gillies
Flood waters at Centennial Park in Oamaru. Photo: Shannon Gillies
Police evacuate Bedford St residents in the Dunedin suburb of St Clair as a muddy deluge caused...
Police evacuate Bedford St residents in the Dunedin suburb of St Clair as a muddy deluge caused by a large slip rolls down the road. Photo: Margot Taylor
These smart rabbits took refuge from flood waters on the back of sheep. Photo: Richard Horne
These smart rabbits took refuge from flood waters on the back of sheep. Photo: Richard Horne
Firefighters work to pump water from a flooded Argyle St house in Mosgiel. Photo: Margot Taylor
Firefighters work to pump water from a flooded Argyle St house in Mosgiel. Photo: Margot Taylor
Flooding in Dunedin. Photo: Peter McIntosh
Flooding in Dunedin. Photo: Peter McIntosh
A flooded paddock turned into a paddling pool next to the Weston Volunteer Fire Brigade. Photo:...
A flooded paddock turned into a paddling pool next to the Weston Volunteer Fire Brigade. Photo: Shannon Gillies
Surface flooding on Dryden street in Mosgiel. Photo: Craig Page
Surface flooding on Dryden street in Mosgiel. Photo: Craig Page
Flooding in Forbury park. Photo: ORC
Flooding in Forbury park. Photo: ORC
Flooding in Mill Creek. Photo: ORC
Flooding in Mill Creek. Photo: ORC
A slip near Second Beach. Photo: ORC
A slip near Second Beach. Photo: ORC
A slip at St Clair. Photo: ORC
A slip at St Clair. Photo: ORC
Flooding in Taieri. Photo: ORC
Flooding in Taieri. Photo: ORC
Flooding along a river in Taieri. Photo: ORC
Flooding along a river in Taieri. Photo: ORC

The Otago region woke to severe flooding, slips and other damage and multiple road closures on Saturday after a night of heavy rain and wind gusts.

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